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Study finds chemo medicine may cause significant hearing loss in longtime cancer survivors

A new study has revealed that a common chemotherapy drug may cause significant hearing loss in cancer survivors years after treatment. The research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Oncology, followed testicular cancer survivors who received cisplatin-based chemotherapy for an average of 14 years. The study found that 78% of survivors experienced significant difficulties in everyday listening situations, which negatively impacted their quality of life. Cisplatin, wid...

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