- Question from Abdul: How often should blood cell counts be done during four cycles of chemo?
- Answers - Jennifer Griggs In general, we check blood counts the day of chemotherapy or the day before chemotherapy. Unless you are feeling ill, having a fever, or having other severe side effects—such as a drop in blood pressure—there is probably no need to check your blood counts more often than that. If you are on a clinical trial, the study may ask you to have your blood work done more often, but this is not usually the case anymore.
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