Chemotherapy nerve injury impedes blood stem cell regeneration

05/10/2013 | Oncology Nurse Advisor online

Chemotherapy-induced nerve damage in the bone marrow can hamper the regeneration of blood stem cells, which may cause anemia, according to an animal study reported in the journal Nature Medicine. Using nerve-protecting agents with chemotherapy may lower the risk of injury to sympathetic nerves in the bone marrow, researchers said.

View Full Article in:

Oncology Nurse Advisor online

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Food Lawyer
Cargill
Wayzata, MN
Director of Clinical Research
Regenesis Biomedical, Inc.
Scottsdale, AZ
Actuary
Meridian Health Plan
Detroit, MI
Assistant Vice President - Dental Director
MetLife
Bridgewater, NJ