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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.
New genetic risk score could help guide screening decisions for prostate cancer

New genetic risk score could help guide screening decisions for prostate cancer

Liquid biopsies could be used as new predictive marker for metastatic TNBC

Liquid biopsies could be used as new predictive marker for metastatic TNBC

Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinoma

Research finds rising trend in incidence of merkel cell carcinoma

Myriad's EndoPredict offers better prediction of breast cancer recurrence, analysis shows

Myriad's EndoPredict offers better prediction of breast cancer recurrence, analysis shows

Scientists develop fluorescent probe to identify cancer stem cells

Scientists develop fluorescent probe to identify cancer stem cells

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

FDA approves first treatment to reduce risk of NSCLC progression

Research identifies gene variants that play key role in how ovarian cancer patients process chemotherapy

Research identifies gene variants that play key role in how ovarian cancer patients process chemotherapy

Stem cell vaccine helps protect mice against numerous cancers, finds study

Stem cell vaccine helps protect mice against numerous cancers, finds study

Cervical tumors may be vulnerable to therapies that attack cancer's fuel supply, study shows

Cervical tumors may be vulnerable to therapies that attack cancer's fuel supply, study shows

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

CAR-T therapy saves life of cancer researcher

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Using Smartphones for Cancer Diagnosis and Management

Light-activated cancer drugs without toxic side effects are closer to becoming reality

Light-activated cancer drugs without toxic side effects are closer to becoming reality

Trial shows safety, feasibility of adding immunotherapy during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer

Trial shows safety, feasibility of adding immunotherapy during chemoradiation for head and neck cancer

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Study reports longer survival for obese men with metastatic melanoma

Trump’s budget proposal swings at drug prices with a glancing blow

Trump’s budget proposal swings at drug prices with a glancing blow

Scientists develop new array to identify biomarkers for wide range of diseases

Scientists develop new array to identify biomarkers for wide range of diseases

New imaging system helps predict chemotherapy responses in breast cancer

New imaging system helps predict chemotherapy responses in breast cancer

Researchers refine two innovative surgery techniques for effective treatment of lymphedema

Researchers refine two innovative surgery techniques for effective treatment of lymphedema

Lesser-known CRS-HIPEC treatment for cancers that have spread to abdominal cavity

Lesser-known CRS-HIPEC treatment for cancers that have spread to abdominal cavity

Study of men with inherited DNA repair mutations opens new therapeutic avenues in prostate cancer

Study of men with inherited DNA repair mutations opens new therapeutic avenues in prostate cancer