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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.
Oesophageal cancer patients who suffer sarcopenia have lower chances of survival, study finds

Oesophageal cancer patients who suffer sarcopenia have lower chances of survival, study finds

Taking prostate cancer drug with low-fat breakfast can be effective and less expensive, study finds

Taking prostate cancer drug with low-fat breakfast can be effective and less expensive, study finds

Scientists identify new biomarkers that could guide bowel cancer treatment

Scientists identify new biomarkers that could guide bowel cancer treatment

Osmium-based compound seen to target cancer cells from inside

Osmium-based compound seen to target cancer cells from inside

Scientists design new drugs that may help prevent spread of aggressive pancreatic cancers

Scientists design new drugs that may help prevent spread of aggressive pancreatic cancers

New drug offers hope for patients with bladder cancer

New drug offers hope for patients with bladder cancer

Expert highlights importance of genetic counseling for cancer patients

Expert highlights importance of genetic counseling for cancer patients

Genetic profiling of blood cells can predict response to stem cell transplant for patients with MDS

Genetic profiling of blood cells can predict response to stem cell transplant for patients with MDS

Scientists identify vulnerabilities of highly aggressive pancreatic cancer cells

Scientists identify vulnerabilities of highly aggressive pancreatic cancer cells

Testing treatments for bone cancer may get easier with enhanced 3D-printed scaffolds

Testing treatments for bone cancer may get easier with enhanced 3D-printed scaffolds

Immune system plays paradoxical role in breast cancer metastasis

Immune system plays paradoxical role in breast cancer metastasis

Scientists evaluate rapid test that detects colistin resistance gene in bacterial isolates

Scientists evaluate rapid test that detects colistin resistance gene in bacterial isolates

Yale-New Haven hospital provides rare look at brain surgery with patient alert and awake

Yale-New Haven hospital provides rare look at brain surgery with patient alert and awake

Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

Study finds under and misuse of adjuvant endocrine therapy for breast cancer patients

Yale researchers identify new genetic defect in brain tumor cells that prevents DNA repair

Yale researchers identify new genetic defect in brain tumor cells that prevents DNA repair

Majority of patients with pediatric ALL and parents over-report medication adherence, study shows

Majority of patients with pediatric ALL and parents over-report medication adherence, study shows

New approach helps decide better treatment option for laryngeal cancer

New approach helps decide better treatment option for laryngeal cancer

Autologous hematopoietic cell transplant may induce sustained remission of multiple sclerosis

Autologous hematopoietic cell transplant may induce sustained remission of multiple sclerosis

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers show how human stem cells can hunt and kill brain cancer

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure

SLU scientists receive $416,000 NIH grant to advance research on hepatitis B cure