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New Approach To Help Cancer Patients Deal With Radiation Side-Effects

Radiation to the chest can damage the heart’s valves and the protective sac around the heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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Medical Examiner’s Office To Collect Heart Valves

A medical examiner’s office in Michigan plans to collect heart valves during autopsies for use in transplants as part of an effort to increase the availability of such tissue for donation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013