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The energy a hearing-impaired person needs to listen can be exhausting.
Caroline has profound hearing loss as a result of the chemotherapy she needed to combat the neuroblastoma she had as a child.
While he was once a gregarious, out-going boy, he is now lonely and frustrated because he can not keep up with the conversations.
Numerous social and psychological problems can stem from a little hearing loss that can profoundly impact a child growing up.
Rare Disease Report spoke with Dr. Rajput about her research that displays the profound impact that hearing loss had on the quality of life.

Until recently, the only option was to accept hearing loss a side effect of being cured of cancer. New options are becoming available.
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