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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.
Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

Factors associated with disparities in breast cancer survival studied

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

Powering up fat cells could help acute myeloid leukemia patients

Powering up fat cells could help acute myeloid leukemia patients

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

TGen awarded $2.5 million SU2C grant to test new method of treating pancreatic cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

New study describes unique role of androgens in kidney cancer

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

USC discovery may one day lead to new therapies for liver cancer

USC discovery may one day lead to new therapies for liver cancer

Salk scientists receive $2.5 million funding to conduct pancreatic cancer clinical study

Salk scientists receive $2.5 million funding to conduct pancreatic cancer clinical study

Study provides detailed characterization of neurotoxicity arising from CD19 CAR T-cell therapy

Study provides detailed characterization of neurotoxicity arising from CD19 CAR T-cell therapy

Researchers find potential approach to prevent peripheral neuropathy

Researchers find potential approach to prevent peripheral neuropathy

Survey highlights major gap in women’s knowledge about genomic testing in breast cancer

Survey highlights major gap in women’s knowledge about genomic testing in breast cancer

FDA approved drug found to have anti-cancer activity against previously unknown targets

FDA approved drug found to have anti-cancer activity against previously unknown targets

Experts indicate new way via which tumor cells can respond to chemotherapy

Experts indicate new way via which tumor cells can respond to chemotherapy

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

New treatment approach makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells

Blood samples may help identify most sensitive patients before radiation and chemotherapy

Blood samples may help identify most sensitive patients before radiation and chemotherapy

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

Study reveals how different breast cancer treatments impact employment experiences of women

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

New topical treatment to combat skin cancer yields promising results in preliminary study

Primary care practices unable to meet health care needs of cancer survivors, study finds

Primary care practices unable to meet health care needs of cancer survivors, study finds

Markey's cancer researcher wins NIH's New Innovator Award

Markey's cancer researcher wins NIH's New Innovator Award

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID

Study to determine lowest dose of chemotherapy needed for babies with SCID