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Dilemma for cancer patients as life-saving meds are tied to vision loss

(HealthDay)—A newer type of cancer treatment may offer the chance of longer survival, but the drugs could also trigger new side effects, such as vision problems. New research reports on three cases of ... read more

Medicare shoppers confront co-pay dilemma

The co-payment factor is one of many issues that Minnesotans are confronting as they decide ... in many cases covers just 80 percent of medical costs and doesn't cover most drugs. There are several ke... read more

Genomic Medicine: Is The Platform The FDA Product?

With 80% of a therapy candidate tied to the platform ... therapy works and in expanding the use of gene therapy beyond the treatment of cancer to the treatment of vision loss — and this milestone rein... read more

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New app gives throat cancer patients their voice back

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Dilemma for Cancer Patients as Life-Saving Meds Are Tied to Vision Loss

FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A newer type of cancer treatment may offer the chance of longer survival, but the drugs could also trigger new side effects, such as vision problems. New resea... read more



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