Chemotherapy News and Research

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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.
Researchers investigate why some cancers affect only young women

Researchers investigate why some cancers affect only young women

Study finds differences in side-effects experienced by male and female OG cancer patients

Study finds differences in side-effects experienced by male and female OG cancer patients

UC researcher focuses on light-mediated therapies to target breast cancer

UC researcher focuses on light-mediated therapies to target breast cancer

New blood test could spare cancer patients from unnecessary chemotherapy

New blood test could spare cancer patients from unnecessary chemotherapy

Notable improvement in brain cancer survival among younger patients but not much for elderly

Notable improvement in brain cancer survival among younger patients but not much for elderly

Study unravels how cancer stem cells use normal genes in abnormal ways

Study unravels how cancer stem cells use normal genes in abnormal ways

New findings could benefit patients with triple-negative breast cancer

New findings could benefit patients with triple-negative breast cancer

Two major studies on canine cancers may provide clues on human cancers

Two major studies on canine cancers may provide clues on human cancers

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Study shows no added benefit of pertuzumab combination in treatment of early breast cancer

Cornell dots equipped with antibody fragments offer a new cancer weapon

Cornell dots equipped with antibody fragments offer a new cancer weapon

New hope for children with aggressive form of cancer

New hope for children with aggressive form of cancer

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Study: Sarcoma patients poorly informed about risk of interactions with anti-cancer drugs

Researchers successfully implant biomimetic hybrid prosthesis imitating bone structure

Researchers successfully implant biomimetic hybrid prosthesis imitating bone structure

Some cancer patients may benefit more from exercise than others

Some cancer patients may benefit more from exercise than others

NCCN adds COPIKTRA capsules to NCCN Guidelines for follicular lymphoma

NCCN adds COPIKTRA capsules to NCCN Guidelines for follicular lymphoma

Immunotherapy effective for individuals with inherited form of skin cancer

Immunotherapy effective for individuals with inherited form of skin cancer

New blood test may detect early-stage lung cancer when surgical intervention is not possible

New blood test may detect early-stage lung cancer when surgical intervention is not possible

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to test potential treatment for metastatic breast cancer

Researchers receive $1.2 million grant to test potential treatment for metastatic breast cancer

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Study: Chemotherapy drugs may promote muscle mitochondrial dysfunction

Blocking stress-responsive protein reduces loss of tumor suppressor gene in breast cancer

Blocking stress-responsive protein reduces loss of tumor suppressor gene in breast cancer