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Who is at high risk for the development of peripheral neuropathy ???

Updated: Sunday, August 24, 2014 05:54:28 PM

Those at highest risk for development of peripheral neuropathy are those who are taking certain chemotherapy drugs at:

Other individuals who are at the highest risk for development of neuropathy are those who:

Pre-existing neuropathy may worsen if the current chemotherapy has the potential to cause neuropathy.

Neuropathy may re-occur faster if is occurred in the past and then disappeared over time. (Example: If chemotherapy two years ago caused neuropathy, but it went away about a year later....then the development of peripheral neuropathy this time may occur sooner or with lower doses.

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