silymarin. leviaderm

New options offer hope to prevent burns from breast cancer radiation treatment

   Though radiation treatment as an alternative to mastectomy is a popular choice, a high percentage –up to 80% or more – will experience some degree of skin burns, known as radiodermatitis. (This figure includes treatments for recurrent cancer as well.) According to studies, around 10% of women will experience what are known as “grade 3 lesions” which are open sores that are slow to heal.

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