By mimicking the natural protection that exists in people with darker skin, scientists are gaining a better understanding of the biochemical process behind pigment production.
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Adjuvant therapy is a term used to describe interventions given before or after tumor surgery to maximize the effectiveness of cancer treatment, which includes chemotherapy, radiation and the newer targeted and biological therapies.
Massachusetts General Hospital's Pain Management Center offers advanced pain management therapies for patients experiencing moderate to severe levels of cancer-related pain.
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