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Chemotherapy Treatment Frequency and Dosing Treatment schedules for chemotherapy vary widely.

Chemotherapy Treatment Frequency and Dosing Treatment schedules for chemotherapy vary widely. How often and how long you get chemotherapy depends upon: Your type of cancers and how advanced it is The goals of treatment The kind of chemotherapy drug or drugs How the body reacts to chemotherapy You might receive chemotherapy in cycles. A cycle is a period of chemotherapy treatment accompanied by an interval of rest. For instance, you may receive a week of chemotherapy accompanied by 3 weeks of rest. These 4 weeks make up one cycle. The rest period gives your body an opportunity to rebuild new healthy cells to replace those damaged by treatment. Continue reading