Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Researchers test first drug to prevent the onset of chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

(IDIBELL-Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute) Peripheral neuropathy is a very common side-effect of chemotherapy and may eventually lead to early discontinuation of treatment.Collaboration between research and industry led to the identification and successful testing of a new molecule capable of preventing this neurological complication.This molecule could potentially become the first existing treatment to prevent this frequent adverse effect and improve the quality of life of cancer patients.