Thanks for your post.
It’s understandable that you’re concerned about a delay in your wife’s next chemotherapy treatment, while she waits to have her PICC line fitted.
Occasional delays between chemotherapy treatments can happen for different reasons and are fairly common. A delay in 10-14 days is not likely to alter the overall effectiveness of the chemotherapy treatment. It’s normal to feel concerned about delays in starting treatment. You may find it helpful to talk to your wife’s breast specialist about your concern. You can also speak with your wife’s breast care nurse, or the nursing staff at the chemotherapy clinic about this.
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