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Cancer research. Oncology technician preparing to start an intravenous drip so that chemotherapy can be administered to a patient. The patient is undergoing chemotherapy for a clinical trial as part of research into cancer treatments. This trial is of a treatment plan for patients with ovarian cancer. The treatment involves administering an additional course of chemotherapy after the patient appears cancer-free. The oncology technician has shaved her head to show solidarity with her patients. Photographed at the Karmanos Cancer Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
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