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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.
Early palliative care linked to better survival in patients with advanced lung cancer

Early palliative care linked to better survival in patients with advanced lung cancer

Low-dose aspirin may improve survival in patients with head and neck, lung cancers

Low-dose aspirin may improve survival in patients with head and neck, lung cancers

Microrna-based therapy may prove to be effective against chemotherapy-resistant cancers

Microrna-based therapy may prove to be effective against chemotherapy-resistant cancers

Study opens a promising new front in the fight against pancreatic cancer

Study opens a promising new front in the fight against pancreatic cancer

NUS chemists develop new anti-cancer drug with less renal toxicity

NUS chemists develop new anti-cancer drug with less renal toxicity

Compound could play a novel role in halting spread of pancreatic cancer

Compound could play a novel role in halting spread of pancreatic cancer

Study examines racial disparities in survival outcomes of pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Study examines racial disparities in survival outcomes of pediatric patients with Hodgkin lymphoma

Cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells

Cancer cells survive chemotherapy by eating their neighboring tumor cells

Researchers develop new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted chemotherapy

Researchers develop new anti-cancer nanomedicine for targeted chemotherapy

Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal genetic disorder in children

Scientists pinpoint cause of fatal genetic disorder in children

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

New biomarkers help predict response to treatment in common brain tumor

Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children

Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children

Nano-sized bubbles in our body could effectively fight cancer

Nano-sized bubbles in our body could effectively fight cancer

Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with certain BRAF mutations may respond to anti-EGFR therapy

Metastatic colorectal cancer patients with certain BRAF mutations may respond to anti-EGFR therapy

Deadly infections on the rise: New classes of antibiotics are desperately needed

Deadly infections on the rise: New classes of antibiotics are desperately needed

Georgia Cancer Center awarded $6 million grant to improve access to clinical trials

Georgia Cancer Center awarded $6 million grant to improve access to clinical trials

Gene coding error likely responsible for rare form of inherited 'short telomere' disease

Gene coding error likely responsible for rare form of inherited 'short telomere' disease

HORIBA’s Yumizen hematology analyzers minimize microscopy slide reviews, improve diagnosis

HORIBA’s Yumizen hematology analyzers minimize microscopy slide reviews, improve diagnosis

Study seeks to better understand, treat neuropathy in black women with breast cancer

Study seeks to better understand, treat neuropathy in black women with breast cancer

Bias against unmarried cancer patients affects their treatment

Bias against unmarried cancer patients affects their treatment