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Hyperbaric oxygen therapy safe, effective for treating symptoms of late radiation cystitis

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy safely relieved symptoms of late radiation cystitis among patients who received radiotherapy for cancer in the pelvic region, according to results of the randomized phase 2/phase 3 RICH-ART trial published in The Lancet Oncology.“This treatment is highly effective for the majority of patients,” Nicklas Oscarsson, doctoral student in anesthesiology and intensive care at University of Gothenburg in Sweden, said in a press release. “It’s a great pleasure to hear patients tell us how they feel they’re returning to a normal human life. ThisRead More

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