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Spice May Minimize Radiation Therapy Skin Damage
Radiation therapy for breast cancer has improved leaps and bounds over the years, and current treatments carefully target the tumor area, to minimize damage to surrounding healthy tissue. However, one side effect remains challenging: damage to the skin in the treatment area. Now researchers have discovered that an ingredient in a common culinary spice may ease the skin damage that often accompanies this treatment.