I’m due to undergo cycle 2 of my 6 cycles of chemo tomorrow. Before I commenced, I was told to take 40mg Prednisone the day before, the day of and the day after chemo and a much smaller daily dose for the whole course of chemotherapy.
Is the 40mg daily dose however something I have to do before each cycle or is it just a one off for cycle 1. Please don’t ask me to contact my oncologist. It’s impossible and when I do, I can’t understand French.
Nine years since DX.
I am Spartacus - with the strength of iron, a will of steel and the fight to give this disease a real run for its money.
Ask the hospital for a translator as they should not ethically be dealing with patients when there is a clear language barrier.
you take it that way each time, the day before, the day of and the day after. Hope all goes well.
love Devonmaid xxx
Bazza . Just wondering ,can you not speak to your oncologist via your other half. I am assuming she speaks French of course.
Best of luck with your chemo
Ann, speaking French and going into specific medical detail are two very different things. she only speaks basic conversational.
Interesting that it is also used in cancer treatment.
I was about to suggest similar advice. I know in the UK they do all the time. Don't know about France though. Would you have to pay?
Husband was on 12 hours, 3 hours and 1 hour before then normal daily dose after, for every cycle.
In the UK the NHS usually provide translators. i’d imagine France might have a similar system, it might be free?
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