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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.
CRISPR may restore effectiveness of chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer

CRISPR may restore effectiveness of chemotherapies used to treat lung cancer

Scientists create patient-specific model to identify most effective treatment for appendix cancer

Scientists create patient-specific model to identify most effective treatment for appendix cancer

Research offers hope for patients with serious bone marrow cancer

Research offers hope for patients with serious bone marrow cancer

Genetic marker, predictor of early relapse in common childhood cancer discovered

Genetic marker, predictor of early relapse in common childhood cancer discovered

GW researchers review studies on treatments for prurigo nodularis

GW researchers review studies on treatments for prurigo nodularis

Researchers discover new mechanism behind spread of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Researchers discover new mechanism behind spread of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Cancer patients have greater risk of developing shingles, study shows

Cancer patients have greater risk of developing shingles, study shows

New ingestible capsule can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology

New ingestible capsule can be controlled using Bluetooth wireless technology

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Nobel Laureates lecture about immune checkpoint therapy for cancer treatment

Natural flavonoid is effective at treating leishmanisis infections, study shows

Natural flavonoid is effective at treating leishmanisis infections, study shows

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

Slow-growing type of glioma may be vulnerable to immunotherapy, suggests study

New data from TAILORx trial confirms lack of chemo benefit regardless of race or ethnicity

New data from TAILORx trial confirms lack of chemo benefit regardless of race or ethnicity

Research advances offer hope for patient-tailored AML treatment

Research advances offer hope for patient-tailored AML treatment

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows

Multigene test is a helpful decision making tool in breast cancer treatment, study shows

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Study: Drug reduces hot flash frequency, improves quality of life in breast cancer survivors

Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits

Exercise program during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may provide cardiovascular benefits

Black women with breast cancer have worse outcomes despite receiving equivalent treatments as white women

Black women with breast cancer have worse outcomes despite receiving equivalent treatments as white women

New technology for profiling genetic makeup of myeloma tumor cells developed

New technology for profiling genetic makeup of myeloma tumor cells developed

New diagnostic tools may help identify breast cancer patients who could benefit from targeted therapies

New diagnostic tools may help identify breast cancer patients who could benefit from targeted therapies

Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer

Lymph node ratio could predict survival in patients with oral cavity cancer