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Chemotherapy, in its most general sense, is the treatment of disease by chemicals especially by killing micro-organisms or cancerous cells. In popular usage, it refers to antineoplastic drugs used to treat cancer or the combination of these drugs into a cytotoxic standardized treatment regimen.
NR could potentially prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in cancer patients

NR could potentially prevent chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy in cancer patients

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients

Researchers identify tumour protein that may hold key pancreatic cancer survival

Researchers identify tumour protein that may hold key pancreatic cancer survival

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

New tool to measure patients' muscles could help predict chemotherapy side effects

New tool to measure patients' muscles could help predict chemotherapy side effects

Study finds biochemical pathway that triggers regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy

Study finds biochemical pathway that triggers regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy

Researchers develop new tool to help avoid adverse reactions to drugs

Researchers develop new tool to help avoid adverse reactions to drugs

Study: Hormonal maintenance therapy may improve survival in women with low-grade serous carcinoma

Study: Hormonal maintenance therapy may improve survival in women with low-grade serous carcinoma

Treating multiple myeloma with rabbit virus eliminates majority of malignant cells, study shows

Treating multiple myeloma with rabbit virus eliminates majority of malignant cells, study shows

Compound from snail's venom may offer alternative to opioids for pain relief

Compound from snail's venom may offer alternative to opioids for pain relief

Study identifies sentinel-lymph-node mapping as safe, accurate way to stage endometrial cancer

Study identifies sentinel-lymph-node mapping as safe, accurate way to stage endometrial cancer

Cancer cells adapt nerve cell mechanisms to fuel aggressive tumor growth and spread

Cancer cells adapt nerve cell mechanisms to fuel aggressive tumor growth and spread

New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment

New model of cervical cancer care reduces delay between diagnosis and treatment

High levels of biomarker linked to poor prognosis in African-Americans with triple-negative breast cancer

High levels of biomarker linked to poor prognosis in African-Americans with triple-negative breast cancer

RCSI research focuses on need to personalise treatment for bowel cancer patients

RCSI research focuses on need to personalise treatment for bowel cancer patients

Researchers develop novel in vivo model for studying pancreatic cancer

Researchers develop novel in vivo model for studying pancreatic cancer

MS treatment prevents symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, study shows

MS treatment prevents symptoms of severe disease from worsening for five years, study shows

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

SLU scientist examines potential biomarkers for pain linked to debilitating health conditions

Doctors use targeted molecular drugs to treat fatal cancerous blood syndromes

Doctors use targeted molecular drugs to treat fatal cancerous blood syndromes

Rice scientists develop new method to obtain structural details on molecules in biomembranes

Rice scientists develop new method to obtain structural details on molecules in biomembranes