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Oncologist Chris Chitambar's team is studying the exhausting effects of chemotherapy on women.
"We're trying to understand ways in which it makes one fatigued - women - because a lot of women who receive chemotherapy experience fatigue - extreme fatigue - that lingers well beyond completion of treatment," Chitambar said from his lab at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Chitambar's team could receive federal money for the study, kick-started by local donations, most coming from a beautiful home in Milwaukee.
For $20, you can tour the Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse. The organization has raised close to $5 million since it started in 1988. 70-cents of every dollar goes to the Medical College for breast cancer research.