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Health Canal| Tue Aug 29 11:06:43 EDT 2017
In two papers published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute researchers from UC Davis, UCLA and other institutions have found that peripheral neuropathy, which causes pain, numbness, and tingling in hands and/or feet, can bother early-stage ----- cancer patients years after completing chemotherapy. In addition, a systematic literature review found only a handful of studies that tracked long-term peripheral neuropathy, leaving little data for patients and clinicians to make informed decisions. “Until recently, the really strong focus has been to identify treatments to reduce ----- cancer recurrence and mortality,” said Joy Melnikow, a co-author who directs the Center f..

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