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Oncologist thinks I qualify for a clinical trial whereby they feed my details into a computer and the computer decides whether I am a suitable candidate to have chemo for 3 months rather than 6 months.
I am told that I cannot work during chemo., treatment. I do not qualify for any benefit even though I paid tax and national insurance for 43 years. This is because I have a mortgaged house which I rent out. The rent pays the mortgage. My house is also mortgaged. I did not know that sickness benefit is means tested
Chemotherapy side effects is phenomenal - angina, hair thinning, vomiting, tiredness, tingling in the hands and feet, nerve damage which is irreversable and many more. Oncologist cannot say whether I still have cancer. Oncologist said I could have it as small as a pin prick and chemo is just a prevention of it developing into something bigger but there again I may not have anything at all. Is it worth going through chemo., with all its side effects just in case.
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