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Does a rise in chemo from 8 to 9 indicate progression on second

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Does a rise in chemo from 8 to 9 indicate progression on second cycle
?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
No, that is within the variability of the test.
It can vary 1-2 points from day to day
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

If it keeps rising every month then that's a concern right ?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
correct.
not just one increased reading
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

The same happened when we was on xeloda and the met was found. It was creeping up every month by 1,2 points

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
time will tell
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