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How long do chemotherapy sessions last?

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Depending on the type of drug you take, sessions usually last a few hours. Others may last a day or more, with breaks every so often.

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: “Chemotherapy and You.”

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania: “Chemotherapy: The Basics.”

American Cancer Society: “Questions about Chemotherapy,” “Planning Drug Doses and Schedules.”

Cancer Research UK: “Why Plan Chemotherapy?”

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on February 10, 2020

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute: “Chemotherapy and You.”

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania: “Chemotherapy: The Basics.”

American Cancer Society: “Questions about Chemotherapy,” “Planning Drug Doses and Schedules.”

Cancer Research UK: “Why Plan Chemotherapy?”

Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on February 10, 2020

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