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As oral cancer drugs gain, dosage problems grow

Cabot the cat was morning company for Velda Model, who learned she had breast cancer in 2005. Model learned firsthand why so many cancer patients don’t follow doctors’ orders.
By Scott Allen
Globe Staff / February 4, 2007

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Velda Model had endured two surgeries to remove a tumor from her breast, along with chemotherapy that numbed her fingers and toes and radiation that left her chronically weary. So when the pills that were supposed to help ward off cancer's return made her body ache and her heart race, the North Shore woman took matters into her own hands: ... (Full article: 1448 words)

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