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Spanish discovery may down radiation side effects

June 5, 2019

Radiotherapy is known to effectively destroy and shrink cancer cells, but will also affect/damage the surrounding healthy cells, leading to toxicity in about 60% of treated patients. For patients with gastrointestinal tumours, intensive radiation therapy could result in gastrointestinal syndrome -characterised by intestinal cell death and ultimately, patient death. However, data published by Spanish scientists […]

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