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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.
Understanding genetic interactions holds key to new personalized therapies

Understanding genetic interactions holds key to new personalized therapies

Modulating stiffness of blood-forming stem cells could facilitate mobilization procedures

Modulating stiffness of blood-forming stem cells could facilitate mobilization procedures

Study provides new pathway for controlling inflammation

Study provides new pathway for controlling inflammation

Lung cancer survivor recounts her lifetime struggles

Lung cancer survivor recounts her lifetime struggles

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer

Combination of two topical creams can prevent cancer

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

High-fructose corn syrup fuels growth of colon tumors in mice

New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

New drugs on PBS for Parkinson's, MND and Cutaneous T cell lymphoma

New drugs on PBS for Parkinson's, MND and Cutaneous T cell lymphoma

New study contradicts previous views on skeletal growth mechanism

New study contradicts previous views on skeletal growth mechanism

New Australian drug trial achieves remarkable results in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New Australian drug trial achieves remarkable results in patients with acute myeloid leukemia

CRISPR/Cas libraries could revolutionize drug discovery

CRISPR/Cas libraries could revolutionize drug discovery

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

Does it make sense to delay children’s vaccines?

New analysis reveals precision oncology insights for colorectal cancer

New analysis reveals precision oncology insights for colorectal cancer

AeroForm Tissue Expanders makes breast reconstruction after mastectomy more comfortable

AeroForm Tissue Expanders makes breast reconstruction after mastectomy more comfortable

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia

Cholesterol lowering drug can also help treat cancer-associated cachexia

UCD researchers lead development of new urine test to detect prostate cancer

UCD researchers lead development of new urine test to detect prostate cancer

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

New case study describes adolescent patient with rapid-onset schizophrenia and Bartonella infection

Deadly inherited blood disorders cured with bone marrow transplant

Deadly inherited blood disorders cured with bone marrow transplant

Medication could mitigate side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients

Medication could mitigate side effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer patients

Antibody-drug conjugate effectively targets surface protein in childhood neuroblastomas

Antibody-drug conjugate effectively targets surface protein in childhood neuroblastomas