UConn: Drug Combination Could Be New Alternative To ChemotherapyAn ongoing study that includes UConn Health has found a combination of drugs that seems to keep several forms of cancer under control, and could provide an option to grueling chemotherapy for some patients.
Doctors: Woman's Chemotherapy Caused Her To Lose FingerprintsA 65-year-old woman’s chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer that spread to her lungs caused her fingerprints to be erased.
Teen Forced To Undergo Chemo Testifies At Custody HearingA 17-year-old Connecticut girl who was forced to undergo chemotherapy by the state has testified at a closed door hearing where she and her mother are seeking her release from state custody.
Connecticut Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Teen Refusing ChemotherapyWhen a 17-year-old Connecticut girl refused medical treatment for cancer and her mother agreed with her decision, state officials took custody of her and forced her to undergo what they called life-saving chemotherapy.
Cancer Patients Can Get 'Chemo Brain'; Treatment AvailableDr. Meyer says up to sixty percent of patients undergoing treatment for all types of cancers can develop chemo brain to some degree.
Sales Reps Plead Guilty To Selling Millions In Illegally Imported Prescription DrugsTwo former pharmaceuitical company sales representatives have pleaded guilty in a scheme involving importation of millions of dollars worth of prescription drugs, many sold to doctors and hospitals in Connecticut and Massachusetts