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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.
Shared care model for early follow-up of breast cancer survivors

Shared care model for early follow-up of breast cancer survivors

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Lithium corrects radiation damage to brain in young cancer patients

Promising method to identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy

Promising method to identify aggressive breast cancers that will respond to immunotherapy

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Cedars-Sinai surgeons detect and remove 25-pound cancerous ovarian tumor

Secondary surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer patients does not result in longer survival

Secondary surgery for recurrent ovarian cancer patients does not result in longer survival

Pacemaker-like device improves heart function in patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Pacemaker-like device improves heart function in patients with chemotherapy-induced cardiomyopathy

Clinical analysis reveals high expression of apoptosis protein in chemoresistant TNBC

Clinical analysis reveals high expression of apoptosis protein in chemoresistant TNBC

Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors

Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves heart function in cancer survivors

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

New clinical trial aims to reduce malnutrition among patients with lung cancer

Young male cancer survivors may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy

Young male cancer survivors may benefit from testosterone replacement therapy

Fresh light on why aggressive breast tumors form and how they can be treated

Fresh light on why aggressive breast tumors form and how they can be treated

Protein that drives pancreatic cancer growth could be new treatment target

Protein that drives pancreatic cancer growth could be new treatment target

Researchers uncover new and unexploited drug target for childhood cancer

Researchers uncover new and unexploited drug target for childhood cancer

Rutgers researcher receives $600,000 grant to study chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Rutgers researcher receives $600,000 grant to study chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Regulating gut bacteria could calm chemo side effects, reduce cognitive problems

Regulating gut bacteria could calm chemo side effects, reduce cognitive problems

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

New textbook on mysterious and deadly cytokine storm syndrome

Monash researchers create nanoparticle for improving properties of painkillers

Monash researchers create nanoparticle for improving properties of painkillers

Preclinical data on new drug combination to treat neuroblastoma published

Preclinical data on new drug combination to treat neuroblastoma published

Study assesses how geriatric assessment can influence cancer care for vulnerable older people

Study assesses how geriatric assessment can influence cancer care for vulnerable older people

New molecule can reduce aggressiveness of embryonal central nervous system tumors

New molecule can reduce aggressiveness of embryonal central nervous system tumors