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Gemzar side effects

lizper
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Joined: Nov 2006

Hi all, Can anyone tell me if it's o.k. to be exposed to sun when on Gemzar plus Carboplatin treatments? I would like to take my Mom to the beach but don't know if this could cause any allergic reaction. Tks LIZ

floridajo
Posts: 485
Joined: Sep 2006

Lizper, A trip to the beach sounds so nice..but I would call her Onc or his nurse and ask the question. While I'm on chemo I can't tolerate the heat without getting sick to my stomach..but thats just me..have a good time if it turns out you can go...Joanne

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BonnieR
Posts: 1549
Joined: Jan 2004

Hats and sunblock will do the trick. Enjoy the day! Bonnie

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