The study focused on radiation dermatitis, a type of fibrosis that develops in about 95 percent of patients undergoing radiation therapy. The intense beam causes fibrotic fibers to build and leads to skin hardening. In the most severe cases, patients cannot proceed with the treatments. Learn more about it here.
This treatment also has therapeutic potential for other collagen-related diseases, including scleroderma and interstitial pulmonary fibrosis.
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