Importance of Receiving Treatment as Scheduled

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What happens if you miss a dose of chemotherapy or a radiation treatment? Cancer treatment is designed to kill as many cancer cells as possible. If you miss treatments, the cancer cell killing does not happen. The cancer cells have an opportunity to continue to grow. They may become more resistant to treatment.

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