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Chemotherapy session. Hospital nurse preparing to use drugs to treat a patient's cancer as part of a chemotherapy session. The drugs will be injected into the patient's bloodstream through a catheter in her shoulder. The intention is to kill the cancer cells, but many chemotherapy drugs also have severe side- effects. Both nurse and patient are wearing masks to prevent the patient contracting an infection. Photographed on the chemotherapy ward at the Avicene Hospital, Paris, France.
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