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Study Shows Chemotherapy Could Encourage Cancer Growth

Study Shows Chemotherapy Could Encourage Cancer Growth

Chemotherapy is an extremely aggressive way to treat cancer because it’s indiscriminate about which cells it kills, cancerous or healthy. But it’s at least thought to be effective, which is why a new study suggesting chemotherapy can sometimes encourage cancer growth is shocking doctors.

How Cancer Drugs Make Cancer Worse

How Cancer Drugs Make Cancer Worse

You’d think that a tumour shrinking would be considered good news for anyone suffering from cancer. Maybe not. Scientists have found that a type of cancer treatment aimed at shrinking tumours can actually make them spread more efficiently and kill patients quicker.