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MANAGEMENT OF THE SIDE EFFECTS OF RADIATION THERAPY IN CHILDREN EARLY EFFECTS

A. Nutritional support Nutritional support during radiation therapy is vital for the prevention of cachexia, immune compromise, and inability to repair normal tissue damage. 1. Nutritional status needs to be assessed initially. a. Weight loss probably indicates negative nitrogen balance, which must be corrected. b. Counsel the patient and family regarding unusual or idiosyncratic dietary [...]

FOODS THAT PREVENT AND CONTROL CANCER: GARLIC

Garlic is an ancient remedy for cancer. Even the father of medicine, Hippocrates prescribed garlic for this disease more than two thousand years ago. It was, however, only in the twentieth century    that    scientists discovered the anti-cancer properties of garlic. The use of garlic has been found especially    valuable    in preventing [...]