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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 found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer

Immunotherapy found to be smarter, kinder treatment for people with head and neck cancer

Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer

Experimental drug benefits some patients with advanced kidney cancer

Study finds increase in early stage breast cancer diagnoses after Affordable Care Act took effect

Study finds increase in early stage breast cancer diagnoses after Affordable Care Act took effect

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Cancer cells may lose copies of ribosomal DNA to enable faster proliferation, study shows

Cancer cells may lose copies of ribosomal DNA to enable faster proliferation, study shows

Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollow

Promises made to protect preexisting conditions prove hollow

Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

Simple blood test could improve treatment for many stage 2 colon cancer patients

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomas

Research findings lay groundwork for developing more targeted treatments for deadly neuroblastomas

Combination of immunotherapies effective against mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma

Combination of immunotherapies effective against mouse model of rhabdomyosarcoma

Researchers discover broad role for DNA-cutting enzyme in driving abnormal genetic rearrangements

Researchers discover broad role for DNA-cutting enzyme in driving abnormal genetic rearrangements

New web calculator could reliably predict chances of survival for bowel cancer patients

New web calculator could reliably predict chances of survival for bowel cancer patients

Penn/CHOP research helps to better understand cause of pediatric and treatment-related leukemias

Penn/CHOP research helps to better understand cause of pediatric and treatment-related leukemias

Investigation evaluates new drug in microgravity to activate immune system, help combat cancer

Investigation evaluates new drug in microgravity to activate immune system, help combat cancer

Research details how lymphoma cells acquire resistance to targeted therapy

Research details how lymphoma cells acquire resistance to targeted therapy

Researchers find link between chemotherapy during childhood and cognitive problems later in life

Researchers find link between chemotherapy during childhood and cognitive problems later in life

TempTraq can detect rise in body temperature earlier than current SOC method, study shows

TempTraq can detect rise in body temperature earlier than current SOC method, study shows

Melbourne study offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Melbourne study offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Genetic testing getting better at identifying testicular cancer risk

Genetic testing getting better at identifying testicular cancer risk

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors

New treatment strategy may destroy difficult-to-treat brain tumors