It's a problem many cancer patients face. They undergo radiation to get better, but years later, the treatment that healed them, causes them more problems.
In this month's Health Check report, Serese Cole talks to an Osceola, Nebraska man who feared death because of his radiation complications. But thanks to treatment once used to help deep-sea divers get over decompression sickness in the 1940s, he's now healed.
It's called Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and Fremont Area Medical Center's Dr. Stephen Dreyer and Dr. Ansar Khan say it is the only treatment that is clinically proven to help reverse the damaging effects of radiation to tissue, bone and internal organs.
Thursday, December 6th at 5:00 p.m. learn how this technology works and how it's healing patients one treatment at a time.