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MagazineAugust 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 5)Shorts

* Cyclosporin, an immunosuppressant, and thiotepa, a drug used to treat lymphomas and ovarian and breast cancer, have been classified as human carcinogens, or causes of cancer

* Cyclosporin, an immunosuppressant, and thiotepa, a drug used to treat lymphomas and ovarian and breast cancer, have been classified as human carcinogens, or causes of cancer. In all, 14 drugs, dyes and other chemicals have been added to the list of known or likely carcinogens in the US National Toxicology Program's Eighth Report on Carcinogens (Lancet, 1998; 351: 1563).

* Contact lens wearers who travel to remote locations are advised to pack topical antibiotics to counteract infections to the eyes which can occur when using the lens. The advice came from Paul Donzis at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles after he treated two women who developed microbial keratitis while on holiday abroad (New Engl J Med, 1998; 338: 1629-30).


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