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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.
Deep learning in healthcare: a move towards algorithmic doctors

Deep learning in healthcare: a move towards algorithmic doctors

Hair loss prevention device for breast cancer patients showcased by Paxman at Vienna conference

Hair loss prevention device for breast cancer patients showcased by Paxman at Vienna conference

Bowel cancer medication could help treat patients with early-onset Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Bowel cancer medication could help treat patients with early-onset Parkinson's disease, study suggests

Study traces molecular roots of uterine carcinosarcoma using genomic, proteomic analyses

Study traces molecular roots of uterine carcinosarcoma using genomic, proteomic analyses

BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius

BodyCap wins medical CE mark for ingestible connected pill e-Celsius

Studies question use of readmission rate as metric in surgeries for ovarian cancer patients

Studies question use of readmission rate as metric in surgeries for ovarian cancer patients

Evolution of immuno-oncology

Evolution of immuno-oncology

Mayo study provides vital information on tumor sequencing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

Mayo study provides vital information on tumor sequencing in newly diagnosed breast cancer patients

Targeting cancer stem cells may be effective way to prevent spread of squamous cell carcinoma

Targeting cancer stem cells may be effective way to prevent spread of squamous cell carcinoma

Researchers discover intestinal quiescent stem cells that are resistant to chemotherapy

Researchers discover intestinal quiescent stem cells that are resistant to chemotherapy

Stony Brook researchers discover novel metabolic pathway of lipid ceramide involved in cell death

Stony Brook researchers discover novel metabolic pathway of lipid ceramide involved in cell death

Exercise helps gastrointestinal cancer patients cope better with side effects of chemotherapy

Exercise helps gastrointestinal cancer patients cope better with side effects of chemotherapy

New combination antibiotic therapy overcomes pernicious infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria

New combination antibiotic therapy overcomes pernicious infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria

Drug could activate innate anti-tumor immunity to eradicate aggressive prostate cancer in mice

Drug could activate innate anti-tumor immunity to eradicate aggressive prostate cancer in mice

Research findings show effective way to harness anti-tumor potential of macrophages in cancer therapy

Research findings show effective way to harness anti-tumor potential of macrophages in cancer therapy

Researcher explores how military strategy can be used as inspiration for cancer treatment

Researcher explores how military strategy can be used as inspiration for cancer treatment

Vitamin C can be used to target and kill cancer stem cells, research finds

Vitamin C can be used to target and kill cancer stem cells, research finds

Common cold virus can cause deadly pneumonia in transplant patients, study shows

Common cold virus can cause deadly pneumonia in transplant patients, study shows

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Primary lung cancer tumor may go undiagnosed in some kidney cancer patients

Milli-robots powered by MRI could provide targeted minimally invasive treatment

Milli-robots powered by MRI could provide targeted minimally invasive treatment