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Adjuvant Therapy is treatment given after the primary treatment to increase the chances of a cure. Adjuvant therapy may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, or biological therapy.
UAlberta researchers find strong clues to underlying cause of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

UAlberta researchers find strong clues to underlying cause of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

FDA approves first extended adjuvant therapy to lower risk of breast cancer recurrence

Lymph node removal may not be needed for all melanoma patients, study finds

Lymph node removal may not be needed for all melanoma patients, study finds

Adherence to NCCN Guidelines spares breast cancer patients from unnecessary tests

Adherence to NCCN Guidelines spares breast cancer patients from unnecessary tests

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Adding a second HER2-targeted treatment may improve outcomes for some women with breast cancer

Study shows effectiveness of 3 months of chemotherapy in colon cancer patients after surgery

Study shows effectiveness of 3 months of chemotherapy in colon cancer patients after surgery

Targeted therapy appears to be more effective in preventing lung cancer recurrence

Targeted therapy appears to be more effective in preventing lung cancer recurrence

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

ASTRO issues new clinical guideline for management of oropharyngeal cancer with radiation therapy

Study shows um-PEA as safe and efficacious adjuvant treatment for advanced PD patients

Study shows um-PEA as safe and efficacious adjuvant treatment for advanced PD patients

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients

Study reveals promising therapeutic approach that can be beneficial for older melanoma patients

Chemotherapy prior to surgery could improve prognosis in African-American breast cancer patients

Chemotherapy prior to surgery could improve prognosis in African-American breast cancer patients

Brain metastasis persists in women with HER2-positive breast cancer despite new targeted therapies

Brain metastasis persists in women with HER2-positive breast cancer despite new targeted therapies

Study finds many parents agree to use of placebos in children

Study finds many parents agree to use of placebos in children

High out-of-pocket costs, rather than race/ethnicity, may impact adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence

High out-of-pocket costs, rather than race/ethnicity, may impact adjuvant endocrine therapy adherence

Immune checkpoint inhibitor as adjuvant therapy improves overall survival in patients with stage III melanoma

Immune checkpoint inhibitor as adjuvant therapy improves overall survival in patients with stage III melanoma

ASTRO clinical practice statement outlines recommendations to customize treatment for rectal cancer

ASTRO clinical practice statement outlines recommendations to customize treatment for rectal cancer

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

Study finds low rates of baseline BMD testing among older women with breast cancer

Whole-genome omics data can improve accuracy of breast cancer survival predictions

Whole-genome omics data can improve accuracy of breast cancer survival predictions

Itaconate can suppress pro-inflammatory activity of macrophages

Itaconate can suppress pro-inflammatory activity of macrophages

Researchers identify lymphatic endothelial lineage that shows potential for new anti-cancer treatment

Researchers identify lymphatic endothelial lineage that shows potential for new anti-cancer treatment