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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.
Guardant Health introduces new initiative to sequence tumor DNA of one million cancer patients

Guardant Health introduces new initiative to sequence tumor DNA of one million cancer patients

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

New spherical nucleic acid drug crosses blood-brain barrier to target brain tumors in animals

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Phase 1 trial shows safety and tolerability of oncolytic HSV-1 for children, young adults with cancer

Study reveals how proline metabolism supports breast cancer metastasis

Study reveals how proline metabolism supports breast cancer metastasis

LMU scientists uncover molecular mechanism that links tumor hypoxia and metastasis

LMU scientists uncover molecular mechanism that links tumor hypoxia and metastasis

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Deep-learning network provides accurate detection and delineation of breast cancers on biopsy slides

Deep-learning network provides accurate detection and delineation of breast cancers on biopsy slides

Radiotherapy given at high enough dose may provide survival benefits for pancreatic cancer patients

Radiotherapy given at high enough dose may provide survival benefits for pancreatic cancer patients

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

Vitamin A deficiency leads to loss of blood stem cells

FDA approves new AML drug after clinical testing at Dana-Farber

FDA approves new AML drug after clinical testing at Dana-Farber

Scientists identify RIOK1 enzyme as new target for cancer therapy

Scientists identify RIOK1 enzyme as new target for cancer therapy

Study: Use of white blood cell boosting drugs found to be safe during chemo-radiotherapy of lung cancer

Study: Use of white blood cell boosting drugs found to be safe during chemo-radiotherapy of lung cancer

UAB spinoff develops drug-resistant immunotherapy to combat solid tumors

UAB spinoff develops drug-resistant immunotherapy to combat solid tumors

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

New research identifies immunotherapy targets to offer hope for early-stage lung cancer patients

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet

Disrupting the circadian clock can alter gut microbiome and the body's response to diet

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Cognitive dysfunction in breast cancer patients linked to post-traumatic stress

Researchers use mathematical modeling to find effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients

Researchers use mathematical modeling to find effective chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients

IDIBELL researchers reveal role of endoplasmic reticulum in cell death process due to starvation

IDIBELL researchers reveal role of endoplasmic reticulum in cell death process due to starvation

New research on nanodiamond-enhanced MRI

New research on nanodiamond-enhanced MRI