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Is there a cure for radiation fibrosis?

There is currently no proven cure for radiation fibrosis. However, new medicines are being developed to reverse the scarring from radiation fibrosis. Doctors are also able to alleviate some of the symptoms.

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What are some examples of common restrictive lung diseases?
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Pulmonary fibrosis is a common restrictive lung disease often resulting from overexposure to radiati...
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What research is being done regarding restrictive lung disease?
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Currently, there is research being done to test the effectiveness of drug therapies on restrictive l...
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Does restrictive lung disease affect children differently?
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Older adults are much more likely to develop restrictive lung diseases because damage to the lungs o...
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What are some helpful resources regarding restrictive lung disease?
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Some resources for those with restrictive lung disease include the National Heart, Lung, and Blood I...
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