chemo remaining in body

Fergus2007 Member Posts: 109
How long do chemo drugs remain in the body?
I was told it remains in the system longer if the kidneys are not functioning properly - which doesn't really answer my question because the kidneys are in fine shape.
I was just wondering: On average: how long does a chemo drug do it's work by remaining in the system?
If you have any information about this please let me know!


  • AuthorUnknown
    AuthorUnknown Member Posts: 1,537 Member

    I apologize for the delay in my response. I suggest you contact the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center. Because different chemotherapy treatment my have different effects, they would be best source of information. Cancer Information Specialists are available 24 hours a day at 1-800-227-2345.

    Take care and be well,

    CSN Dana
  • Racht
    Racht Member Posts: 38
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