A new wearable patch for treating melanoma dissolves quickly while leaving tiny needles that deliver chemotherapy drugs over time.
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Chemo can cause neuropathy, which includes strange sensations, pain, fatigue, or loss of muscle coordination. New research points to cancer's role.
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A new app helps doctors weigh the risks of delaying cancer treatment during the pandemic against the risk of COVID-19 infection while getting that care.
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Triple-negative breast cancer accounts for about 25% of all breast cancer-related deaths. New research identifies a potential treatment.
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Cancer treatment with chemotherapy and radiation can cause bone loss. New research in mice uncovers why that is and how to potentially stop it.
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A pacemaker-like device restored heart function in a group of cancer survivors who had suffered from heart failure as a result of chemotherapy.
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When doctors appreciate the concerns of older adults with cancer, such as function and forgetfulness, both care and patient satisfaction get a boost.
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A new drug could be an effective alternative to cisplatin, a popular anti-cancer drug that also causes kidney issues.
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Is a dose of chemotherapy too much or too little? Is it going to the tumor or a vital organ? A new invention promises better monitoring.
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