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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.
Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Immunotherapy drug becomes first FDA-approved treatment for metastatic MCC

Researchers develop nanoparticle to deliver potential new drug to breast cancer cells

Researchers develop nanoparticle to deliver potential new drug to breast cancer cells

New research reveals surprising culprit involved in self-destruction of axons

New research reveals surprising culprit involved in self-destruction of axons

Research suggests way to reverse age-related and radiation-induced DNA damage

Research suggests way to reverse age-related and radiation-induced DNA damage

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

Study identifies potential risks for mothers who are cancer survivors

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

New clinical approach offers hope for patients with aggressive brain cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

FDA grants accelerated approval to new drug for treatment of rare form of skin cancer

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth

Researchers identify odorant troenan that can inhibit colorectal cancer growth

Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks

Machine learning helps researchers uncover cellular control networks

MindMetre research note highlights exposure of oncology nurses to harmful effects of cytotoxic drugs

MindMetre research note highlights exposure of oncology nurses to harmful effects of cytotoxic drugs

Dana-Farber and Lifespan enter into strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research

Dana-Farber and Lifespan enter into strategic alliance to advance cancer treatment and research

Study identifies potential Achilles heel of kinase-driven cancers

Study identifies potential Achilles heel of kinase-driven cancers

New Danish research provides structural knowledge of DNA repair complex

New Danish research provides structural knowledge of DNA repair complex

Chemists develop biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels

Chemists develop biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels

Reirradiation using proton therapy offers new hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer

Reirradiation using proton therapy offers new hope for patients with recurrent lung cancer

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Research shows SBRT as viable curative option for older lung cancer patients

Study reveals prevalence of racial disparities in treatment, outcomes of early stage NSCLC patients

Study reveals prevalence of racial disparities in treatment, outcomes of early stage NSCLC patients

Genetic mutations underlying treatment resistance in NSCLC more dynamic than previously thought

Genetic mutations underlying treatment resistance in NSCLC more dynamic than previously thought

Combination approach holds potential for treating lung cancer patients

Combination approach holds potential for treating lung cancer patients

Biomarker blood test detects recurrences of lung cancer before conventional imaging methods

Biomarker blood test detects recurrences of lung cancer before conventional imaging methods