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PETS HELP CANCER PATIENTS: SWOOSH ON THE JOB

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June 30, 2014
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Can animals help kids with cancer feel better? Researchers are studying a drug-free and inexpensive way to make hospital stays for pediatric cancer patients more bearable. Video provided by Ivanhoe


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Special Caps May Help Prevent Chemo Hair Loss

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AP (July 22, 2013) — Chemo hair loss can be as traumatizing as cancer itself, but a handful of breast cancer patients kept much of their hair through use of cold cap systems. They're not FDA approved, but one cancer doctor is on a mission to change that.
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