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Symptom Science Program Director Position Available
Date Posted: November 2, 2022
Researchers Seek to Care for the Whole Patient
Date Posted: August 10, 2022
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Date Posted: January 26, 2022
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Date Posted: December 15, 2021
Experimental Drug Prevents Doxorubicin from Harming the Heart
Date Posted: April 6, 2020
Immunotherapy’s Skin Side Effects: Are Microbes to Blame?
NCI Cancer Currents blog article
Drugs called immune checkpoint inhibitors are a type of immunotherapy that have transformed the treatment of many cancers. But for many patients, these drugs can cause a wide range of side effects, including itching and painful skin rashes. Sometimes, the skin side effects are bad enough that people stop taking the drugs.