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Biological clock may be key to reducing heart damage from radiation

09:20 EST 14 Jan 2020 | Science Blog

Treatment for breast cancer commonly includes radiation therapy, which offers good chances of success but comes with a serious long-term side effect: toxicity due to radiation that reaches the heart, causing DNA damage in healthy heart cells. Over time, this can lead to heart disease and eventually heart failure. A new study conducted by researchers […]

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