(Getty Images) In a study that kept in touch with more than 500 women cancer survivors for an average of six years, nearly half continued to experience chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy and a heightened risk of falling. The findings, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, challenge the widely held assumption that chemotherapy-induced neuropathy will mostly cause no serious long-term effects. “Many cancer survivors are told these chemo-related symptoms will eventually go away. Our study found that’s … Read More
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At the end of life, people in Oregon are more likely to have their care wishes honored, less likely to be hospitalized and more likely to use home hospice services compared with people in Washington and the rest of the U.S.