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Old 23-09-22, 11:52
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Default Do drugs affect DNA results?

I have a friend undertaking chemo at the moment, and thinking that the treatment might affect the results.

Is this likely to be the case?

I can't see it myself, but it would be useful to know.
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Old 23-09-22, 11:54
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From the ISOGG wiki:

Will chemotherapy or radiation affect my DNA results?

Cancer treatments do not seem to affect DNA results. However, it's recommended that you wait a few months after treatment before collecting a sample for testing.
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Thank you, Kite
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