Skin reactions during radiation therapy preventable

Although many skincare products have been tested in clinical trials over the years, until now none have been able to completely prevent severe skin reactions, says senior lecturer Dr Patries Herst of University of Otago Wellington’s department of Radiation Therapy.

Dr Herst and her team of radiation therapists, oncology nurses and medical physicists have completed randomised controlled clinical trials in hospitals, including Auckland Radiation Oncology.



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