Breast cancer patients can use antiperspirants during radiotherapy

Women undergoing daily radiation therapy for breast cancer are commonly told they should not use antiperspirant for fear that it could cause greater radiation damage to the skin, but a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows that advice is not based on sound science. While they found … Continue reading Breast cancer patients can use antiperspirants during radiotherapy

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Young adult cancer survivors struggle to get back to normal

Cancer survivors often talk about wanting to get back to normal, but a new study indicates many young adults who survived the disease struggle with attaining this goal two years after their initial diagnosis. The longitudinal¬†study¬†is among the first seeking to understand the social functioning among adolescents and young adults who have had cancer. "The … Continue reading Young adult cancer survivors struggle to get back to normal