• Just curious about the wait times to get in to have blood drawn or treatments?

    Asked by CovidCancer on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

    Just curious about the wait times to get in to have blood drawn or treatments?

    15 minutes, 30, an hour?

    3 Answers from the Community

    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar
      LiveWithCancer

      I'm not sure I understand your question. The way my appointments went was blood draw, wait an hour for results, see the doctor. When I was getting Opdivo, I then often had to wait another hour or so for the pharmacy to fill the order for the Opdivo, which was given after the oncologist had a chance to review the blood test results. (Once I got out of the trial, getting the drug didn't take nearly as long - maybe half as long.)

      11 days ago
    • JaneA's Avatar
      JaneA

      Mine was always about 45-minutes to an hour from arrival, blood draw, lab results to oncologist, see oncologist, and then back to the chemo room - then it was was another 20-30 minute wait for the pharmacy to get my chemo ready.

      10 days ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      Most of the time, in this ride on this roller coaster, it's usually pretty quick. 15 minutes or less. I've been pleased overall with that part of this.

      10 days ago

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