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​Why cancer treatments cause collateral damage in kids

IANS | Updated: Dec 25, 2016, 04.17 PM IST Why cancer treatments cause collateral damage in kids (Jessica Nelson/Getty Images) When exposed to cancer treatment like chemotherapyand radiation, brain and heart tissues in very young children are more prone to apoptosis or programmed cell death, researchers said. Apoptosis, in which molecular signals order cells to self-destruct, plays an important role ... Read More »