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Cancer Treatment May Cause Hearing Problems
Vanity might cause some 42-year-olds to resent having to wear hearing aids in both ears, but Pamela Avery is so grateful to be able to hear that she’s not bothered by it.

Avery sustained hearing damage in both ears as a result of chemotherapy and radiation for cancer of the nasopharynx, the area behind the nose and above the soft palate. 

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