Balance, gait negatively impacted after chemotherapy treatment

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06/15/2017 02:29 PM EDT

study patient standing on a scale

A single chemotherapy treatment can result in a significant negative impact on walking gait and balance, putting patients at an increasing risk for falls, according to a new study involving breast cancer patients conducted by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James).

Full story at https://cancer.osu.edu/news-and-media/news/balance-gait-negatively-impacted-after-chemotherapy-treatment

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Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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