Chemotherapy

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.
What is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy literally refers to the treatment of certain diseases using specific chemicals that are destructive to malignant cells or to the causative agent of a disease such as a bacteria or virus. Therefore, the treatment can be broadly divided into two categories - cancer chemotherapy and antimicrobial chemotherapy.

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Emerging protein-based immunotherapies could lead to highly effective cancer treatments

Emerging protein-based immunotherapies could lead to highly effective cancer treatments

Scientists test the effect of natural product isolated from sea sponge on cancer cells

Scientists test the effect of natural product isolated from sea sponge on cancer cells

A region within GLI1 gene could potentially be targeted as cancer treatment

A region within GLI1 gene could potentially be targeted as cancer treatment

New method boosts research efforts to eradicate cancer at its source

New method boosts research efforts to eradicate cancer at its source

Study on artificial microswimmers could improve the efficacy of targeted cancer therapy

Study on artificial microswimmers could improve the efficacy of targeted cancer therapy

Nanobowls show potential for diagnostics and treatment of Alzheimer's

Nanobowls show potential for diagnostics and treatment of Alzheimer's

Bladder cancer is more aggressive and advanced in South Texas, study shows

Bladder cancer is more aggressive and advanced in South Texas, study shows

New glioma-targeted nano-therapeutic offers a potential treatment for glioblastomas

New glioma-targeted nano-therapeutic offers a potential treatment for glioblastomas

In vivo imaging reveals how anti-CD20 antibodies guide the immune system to attack tumors

In vivo imaging reveals how anti-CD20 antibodies guide the immune system to attack tumors

Xenograft model for invasive lobular carcinoma simulates tumor with high accuracy

Xenograft model for invasive lobular carcinoma simulates tumor with high accuracy

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

New rodent model helps identify pregnant women whose prior kidney injury also affects babies

Transforming immune killer T-cells into 'super soldiers' to fight against cancer

Transforming immune killer T-cells into 'super soldiers' to fight against cancer

Researchers use zebrafish to study cancer-immune interactions

Researchers use zebrafish to study cancer-immune interactions

Combination therapy produces clinical benefit for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Combination therapy produces clinical benefit for early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Study reveals extremely low detection of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces in oncology facilities

Study reveals extremely low detection of SARS-CoV-2 on surfaces in oncology facilities

Clinical trial shows five-year outcomes of CAR T-cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Clinical trial shows five-year outcomes of CAR T-cell therapy for non-Hodgkin lymphomas

Researchers evaluate frequency of SARS-CoV-2 in hematology/oncology settings

Researchers evaluate frequency of SARS-CoV-2 in hematology/oncology settings

Researchers track how Osmium reacts in a single cancer cell

Researchers track how Osmium reacts in a single cancer cell

Molecular imaging can predict response to novel metastatic breast cancer treatment

Molecular imaging can predict response to novel metastatic breast cancer treatment

Scientists examine DNA repair pathways and their impact on cancer evolution

Scientists examine DNA repair pathways and their impact on cancer evolution