Premature Aging In Cancer Survivors: Why It Happens And What To Do About It!
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Shahrukh K Hashmi  Shahrukh K. Hashmi, M.D., studies cancer survivorship and late effects of blood and marrow transplantation. This includes physical and psychosocial illnesses that result as a late effect of chemotherapy or radiation. The translational aspect of Dr. Hashmi's research focuses on the biology of aging in cancer survivors. Dr. Hashmi's interests also include development of novel agents for treatment of graft-versus-host disease.

                       

Premature Aging In Cancer Survivors: Why It Happens And What To Do About It!

Throughout the history of homo sapiens, there has been an intense focus and investment on alleviating the signs and symptoms of aging whether it be the treatment of wrinkles, hair coloring, hair restoration, or devising novel ways of longevity. Count no mortal fortunate till he has departed this life free from pain – Sophocles The current industry of anti-aging drugs and procedures is worth billions of dollars and is expected to rise to $210 billion by the year 2021. For...

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