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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.
FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approves Besponsa – Pfizer’s new drug for rare form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

FDA approval provides new, targeted treatment option for adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell ALL

Sanford Health launches solid tumor oncolytic virus clinical trial

Sanford Health launches solid tumor oncolytic virus clinical trial

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Researchers discover synthetic compound effective at relieving neuropathic pain

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Immunotherapy drug shows favorable safety profile in patients with advanced small cell lung cancer

Chapman University's School of Pharmacy wins more than $3.5 million through 30 research awards

Chapman University's School of Pharmacy wins more than $3.5 million through 30 research awards

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Researchers identify new factors that may affect brain tumor cells' ability to resist treatment

Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study finds

Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study finds

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Climbing cost of decades-old drugs threatens to break Medicaid bank

Alternative medicine use instead of proven cancer therapies results in worse survival

Alternative medicine use instead of proven cancer therapies results in worse survival

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

Colorectal cancer deaths on the rise among Americans: JAMA study

CHLA researchers succeed in better defining rare pediatric malignant liver disease

CHLA researchers succeed in better defining rare pediatric malignant liver disease

Researchers find racial and gender disparities in survival of patients with anal cancer

Researchers find racial and gender disparities in survival of patients with anal cancer

NYITCOM research could potentially lead to more effective, less toxic cancer treatment

NYITCOM research could potentially lead to more effective, less toxic cancer treatment

Researchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungs

Researchers find clues to how chemotherapy drug fuels cancer spread from the breast to lungs

Gold shines bright in cancer therapy research: New Edinburgh University study

Gold shines bright in cancer therapy research: New Edinburgh University study

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Bioactive 'tissue papers' show potential for regenerative medicine

Tiny medical device containing gold specks could boost effects of cancer drugs

Tiny medical device containing gold specks could boost effects of cancer drugs

Researchers find higher proportion of aggressive breast cancer subtypes in black women

Researchers find higher proportion of aggressive breast cancer subtypes in black women

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes

FDA approves fixed dose combination chemotherapy for subtypes of AML that have poor survival outcomes