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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.
Unusual cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes aggressiveness and therapy resistance

Unusual cell-to-cell communication in glioblastoma promotes aggressiveness and therapy resistance

Study provides clues to how cancer cells develop resistance to chemotherapies

Study provides clues to how cancer cells develop resistance to chemotherapies

Study tests accuracy of device designed to detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors

Study tests accuracy of device designed to detect heart dysfunction in childhood cancer survivors

New guidelines recommend newborns with Down’s syndrome to receive leukemia test

New guidelines recommend newborns with Down’s syndrome to receive leukemia test

Study: Oxidative stress can be used against tumors to treat cancer

Study: Oxidative stress can be used against tumors to treat cancer

Researchers develop portable monitor to detect dangerous drop in white blood cells

Researchers develop portable monitor to detect dangerous drop in white blood cells

KIYATEC enrolls first patients with solid tumors in clinical study of its EV3D drug response assay

KIYATEC enrolls first patients with solid tumors in clinical study of its EV3D drug response assay

Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could hinder brain tumor growth

Targeting cells involved in blood vessel formation could hinder brain tumor growth

Researchers characterize key signaling network that drives growth of triple negative breast cancers

Researchers characterize key signaling network that drives growth of triple negative breast cancers

Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy

Clinical trial targets metastatic colorectal cancer with new combination therapy

Researchers develop new method to preserve fertility in boys with prepubertal cancer

Researchers develop new method to preserve fertility in boys with prepubertal cancer

Radiation therapy alone may be enough to treat older, sicker patients with anal cancers

Radiation therapy alone may be enough to treat older, sicker patients with anal cancers

Scientists discover genetic causes underlying group of related infant cancers

Scientists discover genetic causes underlying group of related infant cancers

Drug used to treat myelofibrosis can awaken ‘dormant’ lymphomas in the bone marrow

Drug used to treat myelofibrosis can awaken ‘dormant’ lymphomas in the bone marrow

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Music therapy shows promise for improving lives of people with sickle cell disease

Researchers develop ground-breaking approach for treatment of pneumonia

Researchers develop ground-breaking approach for treatment of pneumonia

Hematopoietic stem cell transplant improves survival for multiple myeloma patients

Hematopoietic stem cell transplant improves survival for multiple myeloma patients

New discovery could have significant implications in brain aging and cancers

New discovery could have significant implications in brain aging and cancers

Scientists discover first genetic marker for bone tumor

Scientists discover first genetic marker for bone tumor

Researchers discover new method to predict chance of cancer treatment success

Researchers discover new method to predict chance of cancer treatment success