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    I was recently diagnosed with cancer and am likely to start a course of chemotherapy very soon. Would it be difficult starting university while on it or would i probably better be deferring for a year which i dont want to do.
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    It would be better if you went to university next year because you will be suffering the side effects of the chemotherapy. I know it sucks you wont go this year but its better to concetrate on getting better than going. You can always ring up the university and explain the situation and they can defer your entry for the next year. that way you still have a place. I hope you feel better and make a good recovery.

    Like the above poster said, it would make uni very difficult for you whilst suffering the side effects of chemotherapy. I advise you to speak to your doctors about whether they think it wold be possible, but really I would take a year out to cope with everything. I wish you all the luck you can get.
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    Thanks for your responses, my first assumption was to take a year out, but the course only lasts 9 weeks. Obviously my main aim is to get better but hopefully i will have recovered from the chemo and then i don't want a whole year of nothing to do.
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