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Monday, July 11

Cancer nightmare.....

Trinidad Express Newspaper "On June 23, 2009, she received her first dose of radiation therapy administered by a linear accelerator, or Linac machine, which delivers high-energy radiation rays at the tumour, minimising damage to nearby healthy tissue and reducing side-effects.
Att the beginning of July 2009, Renuka suffered terrible pain in her radiated breast, blisters and burning and peeling of the skin. She couldn't wear a bra and the slightest touch – even the gauze dressing and ointment recommended for her treatment caused pain and extreme discomfort.
She was one of the 223 patients identified last week by Health Minister Dr Fuad Khan as receving higher doses of radiation from the Brian Lara Cancer Treatment Centre (BLCTC) in Port of Spain."

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