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Tumors backfire on chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is an effective treatment for breast cancer, yet some patients develop metastasis in spite of it. Researchers at EPFL have discovered that chemotherapy-treated mammary tumors produce small vesicles that may help them spread to other organs. The study is ...

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Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”?

USC researcher to investigate how exercise impacts cognitive function in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy.   Is exercise the antidote to “chemo brain”? Some call it “chemo brain;” others, “chemo fog.” Science-types refer to it as “chemo-related cognitive impairment” ...

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Strawberries safe for children with cancer

  Strawberries safe for children with cancer A new review from researchers at the University of York suggests dietary guidelines for children with cancer should be changed to allow them to eat strawberries and other fresh foods while undergoing chemotherapy. ...

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Timing of chemo affects inflammation

Randy Nelson   Timing of chemo affects inflammation, mice study suggests By: Jeff Grabmeier Finding ‘sweet spot’ for drug administration could help patients The time of day that breast cancer chemotherapy drugs are given affects the amount of damaging inflammation ...

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Surviving cancer – at what cost

Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) damages peripheral nerves and can result in numbness, tingling, pain or weakness in the feet, lower legs, hands and fingers. Photo: Shutterstock. Click for a full size image Surviving cancer – at what cost? Understanding ...

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