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Cellulitis and chemotherapu

I have recently been treated for cellulitis.  I have a seroma from lymph node removal.  I am currently on chemo.  The surgeon wants to operate and find out why the seroma won't resolve.  The Oncologist says continue chemo and do surgery at end of chemo and before radiation.  What would be the best course?

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Chemotherapy uses drugs to treat cancer. It can be given in different ways and will be carefully planned.
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