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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.
‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

‘Sham’ sharing ministries test faith of patients and insurance regulators

University of Virginia chemist identifies potential addiction-free pain reliever

University of Virginia chemist identifies potential addiction-free pain reliever

Researchers identify why lymphoma patients may become resistant to specific drug

Researchers identify why lymphoma patients may become resistant to specific drug

‘Living their values’: Palliative care power couple faces cancer at home

‘Living their values’: Palliative care power couple faces cancer at home

‘Xploro’ app helps pediatric cancer patients at The Christie understand proton beam therapy

‘Xploro’ app helps pediatric cancer patients at The Christie understand proton beam therapy

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Different levels of two molecules from same family can influence prognosis of liposarcoma

Different levels of two molecules from same family can influence prognosis of liposarcoma

Researchers identify important signaling molecule in the biology of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Researchers identify important signaling molecule in the biology of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Scientists create building blocks that could be the basis for anti-cancer medicine

Scientists create building blocks that could be the basis for anti-cancer medicine

Novel imaging technique uses protein found in scorpion venom to light up brain tumors

Novel imaging technique uses protein found in scorpion venom to light up brain tumors

Combination of antibiotics prevents cancer cells from motoring

Combination of antibiotics prevents cancer cells from motoring

New drug targeting genetic weakness could become first treatment for childhood brain cancer

New drug targeting genetic weakness could become first treatment for childhood brain cancer

Form drives function in cancer proliferation, UTSW study finds

Form drives function in cancer proliferation, UTSW study finds

Circulating tumor DNA can help detect treatment options for ovarian cancer subtype

Circulating tumor DNA can help detect treatment options for ovarian cancer subtype

Biomarker may help predict first treatment option for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Biomarker may help predict first treatment option for metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Algorithms could help improve effectiveness of cancer treatment by predicting gene interactions

Algorithms could help improve effectiveness of cancer treatment by predicting gene interactions

Army research may help improve cancer treatments and treat combat wounds

Army research may help improve cancer treatments and treat combat wounds

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Angiotensin receptor blockers could improve response to cancer immunotherapy

Transplanting fecal microbiota may be the best treatment for antibiotic-resistant C. diff infection

Transplanting fecal microbiota may be the best treatment for antibiotic-resistant C. diff infection

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients

Multigene test helps doctors to make effective treatment decisions for breast cancer patients