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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.
Genentech researchers uncover epigenetic regulator of pancreatic cancer cells

Genentech researchers uncover epigenetic regulator of pancreatic cancer cells

Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Study provides new insights into mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma

Researchers identify potential alternatives to tackle drug resistant malaria parasites

Researchers identify potential alternatives to tackle drug resistant malaria parasites

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

New, more easily administered therapies offer benefits for bleeding and clotting disorders

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Pairing immunotherapy drug with chemotherapy proves beneficial for relapsed acute myeloid leukemia

Study indicates decline in use of chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer patients

Study indicates decline in use of chemotherapy for early stage breast cancer patients

Combination of chemotherapy and targeted drug improves response in younger CLL patients

Combination of chemotherapy and targeted drug improves response in younger CLL patients

Mayo Clinic researchers find emojis to be helpful in assessing patients' quality of life

Mayo Clinic researchers find emojis to be helpful in assessing patients' quality of life

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

St. Jude gene therapy offers hope for infants with 'bubble boy' disease

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

CAR T cell therapy shows long-lasting remissions in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients

Two immunotherapy approaches for multiple myeloma show hope

Two immunotherapy approaches for multiple myeloma show hope

PARP inhibitor can be new treatment option for patients with metastatic breast cancer, BRCA mutations

PARP inhibitor can be new treatment option for patients with metastatic breast cancer, BRCA mutations

New first line combination therapy shows promising results in patients with advanced NSCLC

New first line combination therapy shows promising results in patients with advanced NSCLC

Brokers tout mix-and-match coverage to avoid high-cost ACA plans

Brokers tout mix-and-match coverage to avoid high-cost ACA plans

Brazilian researchers identify genes linked to melanoma progression

Brazilian researchers identify genes linked to melanoma progression

Clinical study uses genetic testing to match AML patients with new therapies

Clinical study uses genetic testing to match AML patients with new therapies

New study describes unique bioengineered tissue construct for modeling colorectal cancer

New study describes unique bioengineered tissue construct for modeling colorectal cancer

UT Southwestern researchers identify potential approach to suppress lethal parasitic infections

UT Southwestern researchers identify potential approach to suppress lethal parasitic infections

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

OICR announces innovative initiative to drive development of new cancer therapies

OICR announces innovative initiative to drive development of new cancer therapies