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Scientists to test light therapy as relief from painful side effect of cancer treatment

Light therapy has potential to replace opioids in treatment of mucositis, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy   BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $ 1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling… Read More »

Mother tells of her heartbreak after 25-year-old daughter died of cervical cancer

‘Don’t take no for an answer’: Mother’s heartbreak after doctors said her 23-year-old daughter was ‘too YOUNG’ for a smear test before she died of cervical cancer Emma Fisk visited her GP several times after suffering stomach cramps  Was also refused a smear test due to the fact she was under 25 at the time… Read More »

Experimental Drug Helps Women With Deadly Type of Breast Cancer

Print this page WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 — An experimental drug has shown promise in extending the lives of women suffering from a particularly aggressive and deadly type of breast cancer, according to the results of a phase 2 trial. Right now, the standard treatment of chemotherapy for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer has not been… Read More »