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Cytoxan and Urine Tests


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#1 Peggy

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 06:24 AM

I have been off cytoxan for about 4 months due to it attacking my bladder. Does anyone know how often a person should have their urine checked due to the possibility of the cytoxan causing bladder cancer? Should this be done quarterly or semi or yearly?

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 06:45 AM

Hi Peggy,

I was on oral cytoxan for awhile a couple of years ago. When I first started it, I had my blood and urine tested every two weeks, and after a month I went once a month. I'm not sure if that's standard or not, but I do know that they should keep a very close watch on it.

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