Potential interactions of prescription and over‐the‐counter medications having antioxidant capabilities with radiation and chemotherapy

@article{Lemmo2015PotentialIO,
  title={Potential interactions of prescription and over‐the‐counter medications having antioxidant capabilities with radiation and chemotherapy},
  author={Walter Lemmo},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={137}
}
  • Walter Lemmo
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Cancer
  • Oncology patients undergoing radiation treatment and chemotherapy routinely use prescription and/or over‐the counter medications either as part of pre‐existing comorbid conditions or in the context of conventional treatment management. A growing amount of data suggest that commonly used pharmaceuticals possess antioxidant properties, which may also partially explain some of their therapeutic efficacy. Clinical research is continuing on how such agents interact during chemotherapy and radiation… CONTINUE READING
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