Friday, 12 May 2017

Hope for 1st drug against lymphedema

Researchers at the Standard University School of Medicine claim to be close to developing the first drug therapy to combat lymphedema, a a condition causing painful swollen limbs that affects many cancer patients, especially those that have undergone treatment for breast cancer.

While most of the research conducted thus far is based on results from mice and human cells, a clinical trial is in place "to see whether these lab discoveries will translate into a new lymphedema treatment."

To read more about this study, click here.

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