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Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy

Health News: Berry gives boost to cervical cancer therapy
(University of Missouri-Columbia) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 12,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. One of the most common treatments for cervical cancer is radiation. While radiation therapy destroys cancer cells, it also destroys nearby healthy cells. University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers studied in vitro human cancer cells to show that combining blueberry extract with radiation can increase the treatment’s effectiveness. Read More

Source: EurekAlert!, the online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society

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