Tag Archives: Chemo

Radioactive Chemo Meds Might Threaten Crematorium Workers: Study

News Picture: Radioactive Chemo Meds Might Threaten Crematorium Workers: Study

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Deceased people who are cremated after having been treated with radioactive medications might be a health hazard to crematory operators, a new case study shows. An Arizona crematorium became contaminated with radiation following the cremation of a man who …

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Chemo May Not Harm Unborn Baby

Chemo May Not Harm Unborn Baby

Study: Children Exposed to Chemotherapy in Second and Third Trimesters Develop Normally By Salynn BoylesWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 9, 2012 — There is reassuring news for women who are pregnant and facing treatment for cancer. A new study shows little evidence that exposure to …

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Fasting Plus Chemo May Help in Cancer Fight

Targeting Cancer Stem Cells May Eradicate Tumors

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 8 (HealthDay News) — Fasting, especially when combined with chemotherapy, appears to slow the growth of cancerous tumors in mice, new research suggests. Experts note that the results of animal studies often don’t hold up when tried in humans. However, researchers have started testing whether fasting can help …

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