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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.
New technology efficiently detects gene mutation in blood with low error rate

New technology efficiently detects gene mutation in blood with low error rate

Study reveals a compound found in avocados helps in the treatment of leukemia

Study reveals a compound found in avocados helps in the treatment of leukemia

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

New therapeutic target for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Increased expression of DUSP16 molecule leads to cancer chemoresistance

Therapy using artificial metalloenzymes helps reduce tumor growth, finds study

Therapy using artificial metalloenzymes helps reduce tumor growth, finds study

Innovative technique encourages cancer cells in the kidneys to self-destruct

Innovative technique encourages cancer cells in the kidneys to self-destruct

Study shows that neural stem cells age quickly

Study shows that neural stem cells age quickly

Researchers identify and test drug combination that exploits a weakness in small cell lung cancer

Researchers identify and test drug combination that exploits a weakness in small cell lung cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

A new way to predict positive outcomes of immunotherapy in patients with bladder cancer

High expression of cell death genes linked to increased risk of dying early from lung cancer

High expression of cell death genes linked to increased risk of dying early from lung cancer

Novel, non-invasive biomarker test could help measure, track performance of senolytics

Novel, non-invasive biomarker test could help measure, track performance of senolytics

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Customized tumor cell vaccine produces active immune response in melanoma, neuroblastoma models

Study identifies a pair of microRNA molecules that maintain the population of cancerous stem cells

Study identifies a pair of microRNA molecules that maintain the population of cancerous stem cells

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Researchers use mathematical modeling to explain CAR T-cell therapy dynamics

Genetically engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal to organs to prevent metastasis

Genetically engineered immune cells deliver anticancer signal to organs to prevent metastasis

Study maps structure, mechanism of membrane enzyme that has a role in chronic inflammation, cancer

Study maps structure, mechanism of membrane enzyme that has a role in chronic inflammation, cancer

New technological approach to rapidly develop new drugs without animal experiments

New technological approach to rapidly develop new drugs without animal experiments

Regenerating bone marrow after chemotherapy

Regenerating bone marrow after chemotherapy

New substance could improve the treatment of drug-resistant cancers

New substance could improve the treatment of drug-resistant cancers

Study identifies molecular mechanism by which HSPCs recover after chemotherapy-induced injury

Study identifies molecular mechanism by which HSPCs recover after chemotherapy-induced injury