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Hi first time posting. 
I had my first round of chemo on Friday so far feeling not to bad. Just wondered what vitamins people take during chemotherapy to help us along? 
thanks x 

  • Hi Marisol

    Welcome to the forum and I am sorry to hear you were diagnosed with breast cancer.  Before taking any vitamins you need to check with your medical team what you can take as some vitamins can interfere with whatever chemo meds you are on.

    Wishing you the best of luck with the rest of your treatments.

    Best wishes


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  • Hi, I took vitamin D. There is some research that suggests having good levels of vitamin D reduces the risk of neuropathy, but vitamins, grapefruit juice and herbal teas are not advised during chemotherapy as there is no evidence to say if they effect chemotherapy. 

  • I was already taking vitamin D and oncologist was happy for me to continue throughout treatment. 

  • I was taking vitamin D, iron and one of those hair, skin & nails supplements. I stopped taking them when I was diagnosed. The oncologist prescribed strong vitamin D tablets but said to just take those for now.