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“Tumor Fever”

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    Linda/Kentucky
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    Has anybody ever heard the term "tumor fever"  We were told about this today and can't find alot about it.  We were told that you get this with heavy tomor load.  I did read that it could be from tumor's breaking down?  Basically he has had chlls and fever temp spiked 102.8 body felt very hot to touch in the area where most mets are.  Fever lasted approximately 1 hour then went to 97.? and has been without fever since?????

     

    Just asking….

    Has anybody ever heard the term "tumor fever"  We were told about this today and can't find alot about it.  We were told that you get this with heavy tomor load.  I did read that it could be from tumor's breaking down?  Basically he has had chlls and fever temp spiked 102.8 body felt very hot to touch in the area where most mets are.  Fever lasted approximately 1 hour then went to 97.? and has been without fever since?????

     

    Just asking….

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