Ongoing phesgo treatment

Once my initial treatment is finished, im told ill be on 3 weekly phesgo injections long term. Can anyone tell me hiw rigid the time frame is, eg could it be 18 or 24 days instead of 21 occasionally?
Thank you

Is there a reason for you to ask for a different timeframe? Is it for convenience or are you worried about side effects? I think it’s a question for your oncologist if it’s for convenience (as I think there is likely a reason it’s every 3 weeks). I can confirm that apart from a a bit of a sore leg I found there to be zero side effects from the Phesgo injection, I was on it for 18 months and found it really tolerable.

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Its convenience, we’ve got a holiday booked in november & as the schedule stands at the moment, I’d be due an injection before our planned return

I have them every 3 weeks, recently we went away for a week which was the week it was due but they were very good and booked me in for the week after, the minimum time between each one if 3 weeks but also I’ve gone two weeks over so don’t worry, I’ve got 18 also and mine should end around September….i don’t have many side effects, sore leg that day …but still drive, and very sleepy with an occasional headache.

I had too miss mine in March as was away on holiday and they pushed it back to the 4th week and they try and work around your dates so not a problem .

Thanks for your replies, gives me a bit of hope there is some flexibility

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