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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.
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

Researchers deliver knock-out blow to different types of cancer

Researchers deliver knock-out blow to different types of cancer

UCLA research in sarcoma provides much-needed roadmap for personalizing therapies

UCLA research in sarcoma provides much-needed roadmap for personalizing therapies

Vanderbilt researchers unravel how bacterial toxin prevents DNA replication

Vanderbilt researchers unravel how bacterial toxin prevents DNA replication

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

Shaping the future of oncology treatment

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

New drug Idhifa for patients with refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) gets FDA nod

Penn researchers discover how DNA damage turns immune cells against cancer

Penn researchers discover how DNA damage turns immune cells against cancer

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

Gut bacterium can stop chemotherapy from causing cancer cell death

Nurses needed across Northamptonshire

Nurses needed across Northamptonshire

Stem cell-based method selectively targets cancerous tissue while preventing toxic side effects

Stem cell-based method selectively targets cancerous tissue while preventing toxic side effects

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Genetic test that predicts prognosis could benefit early-stage colon cancer patients

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Researchers discover potential chemical 'silver bullet' to reduce risk of colon cancer

Molecular classification of gastric cancer subtypes could shape tailored treatment options

Molecular classification of gastric cancer subtypes could shape tailored treatment options

Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

Effects of declining sperm counts on fertility, mortality and disease patterns in geographical areas: Study

Research offers explanation for ineffectiveness of checkpoint immunotherapy against bladder cancer

Research offers explanation for ineffectiveness of checkpoint immunotherapy against bladder cancer

African-American patients have increased gene mutations in tobacco-related tumors, study finds

African-American patients have increased gene mutations in tobacco-related tumors, study finds

Study reveals effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer

Study reveals effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in triple-negative breast cancer