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Colorectal Cancer Drug Linked with Nerve Damage

Oxaliplatin has become the standard of care for people with advanced colorectal cancer. It appears to cause nerve damage that may be permanent and worsens even months after treatment ends. Dr. Michael Polydefkis, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine professor and researcher, is leading a team to find ways of preventing or slowing the damage through nerve-protective therapies. READ MORE [1]

Source: Oncology Nurse Advisor