Chemotherapy

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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Comprehensive tumor profiling reveals why osteosarcoma does not respond to immunotherapy

Comprehensive tumor profiling reveals why osteosarcoma does not respond to immunotherapy

Administering immunotherapy alongside chemoradiation for advanced NSCLC appears to be safe and tolerable

Administering immunotherapy alongside chemoradiation for advanced NSCLC appears to be safe and tolerable

Finding new clues to combat glioblastoma

Finding new clues to combat glioblastoma

Global study shows long-term survival benefit for a subset of patients with advanced lung cancer

Global study shows long-term survival benefit for a subset of patients with advanced lung cancer

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

Study exposes the Achilles' heel of deadly ccRCC tumors

Study exposes the Achilles' heel of deadly ccRCC tumors

Scientists discover novel molecular pathway involved in immunotherapy response

Scientists discover novel molecular pathway involved in immunotherapy response

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

First baby born from frozen immature eggs matured in the lab

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

Scientists use toxin from rattlesnake venom for chronic pain

NUS researchers identify new protein to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

NUS researchers identify new protein to prevent chemotherapy-induced neuropathy

Heart Research UK supports King’s College London project to eliminate 'zombie cells'

Heart Research UK supports King’s College London project to eliminate 'zombie cells'

New understanding on how cancer cells communicate

New understanding on how cancer cells communicate

Intratumoral heterogeneity linked to chemotherapy resistance in small-cell lung cancer

Intratumoral heterogeneity linked to chemotherapy resistance in small-cell lung cancer

Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer

Scientists find a way to block the growth of kidney cancer

Breakthrough discovery could open up new treatments for some blood cancers

Breakthrough discovery could open up new treatments for some blood cancers

Scientists pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Scientists pinpoint protein that plays key role in lung cancer and melanoma progression

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Thoracic radiation therapy can have negative impact on cancer patients' quality of life

Immune cells count each other in order to decide whether to attack

Immune cells count each other in order to decide whether to attack

Treating soft tissue sarcoma with shorter radiation treatment found to be safe, effective

Treating soft tissue sarcoma with shorter radiation treatment found to be safe, effective

Autophagy genes work against tumors in some ovarian cancers

Autophagy genes work against tumors in some ovarian cancers