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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.
Unexpected discovery could improve treatment of cancer, other diseases

Unexpected discovery could improve treatment of cancer, other diseases

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Women with breast cancer should start postoperative chemotherapy soon

Scientists identify new way to target bottleneck for cancer cell growth

Scientists identify new way to target bottleneck for cancer cell growth

CHLA researcher receives NIH grant to study repair and regeneration mechanisms in the gut

CHLA researcher receives NIH grant to study repair and regeneration mechanisms in the gut

New organic molecule could become potent weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance

New organic molecule could become potent weapon in the fight against antibiotic resistance

Genetic similarities of deadly bone cancer between dogs and children revealed

Genetic similarities of deadly bone cancer between dogs and children revealed

Study finds new way to help cancer doctors predict blood clots in patients with multiple myeloma

Study finds new way to help cancer doctors predict blood clots in patients with multiple myeloma

Key metabolic changes found in patients with chemotherapy-related heart toxicity

Key metabolic changes found in patients with chemotherapy-related heart toxicity

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

New research links “broken heart syndrome” to cancer

Cancer stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating danger detector

Cancer stem cells elude the body's immune cells by deactivating danger detector

New drug-delivery system disguises chemotherapeutics as fat to outsmart tumors

New drug-delivery system disguises chemotherapeutics as fat to outsmart tumors

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Scientists discover how resistance to the chemotherapy drug 5-fluorouracil arises

Rutgers researchers create new device to see if targeted cancer therapy is working

Rutgers researchers create new device to see if targeted cancer therapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

AI-enabled device detects if targeted chemotherapy is working

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Four young scientists receives Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

Inhibition of p38 protein boosts formation of blood vessels in colon cancer

Inhibition of p38 protein boosts formation of blood vessels in colon cancer

Repurposing a heart drug could increase survival rate of children with ependymoma

Repurposing a heart drug could increase survival rate of children with ependymoma

Combining breast and gynecologic surgery not such a good idea

Combining breast and gynecologic surgery not such a good idea

Living with advanced breast cancer

Living with advanced breast cancer