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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.
Light-activated liposomes could help deliver CRISPR gene therapy

Light-activated liposomes could help deliver CRISPR gene therapy

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

Study shows 1 in 8 cancer patients had inherited cancer-related gene mutation

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

'Training’ the innate immunity may improve the success of immunotherapy

Dual-chip system for monitoring heart toxicity from breast cancer drugs

Dual-chip system for monitoring heart toxicity from breast cancer drugs

Researchers identify a promising target for treating chemo-resistant cancer cells

Researchers identify a promising target for treating chemo-resistant cancer cells

Rutgers researchers discover gene markers linked to metastatic prostate cancer

Rutgers researchers discover gene markers linked to metastatic prostate cancer

Cell nucleus may enable the cells to evade crowded environments

Cell nucleus may enable the cells to evade crowded environments

New nanoparticles can destroy drug-resistant cancer cells

New nanoparticles can destroy drug-resistant cancer cells

Treatment using immune system T cells preserves vision of mice with retinoblastoma

Treatment using immune system T cells preserves vision of mice with retinoblastoma

Immune cell biomarker may help identify patients at risk for graft-versus-host disease

Immune cell biomarker may help identify patients at risk for graft-versus-host disease

New drug shows promise in the treatment of neuroblastoma

New drug shows promise in the treatment of neuroblastoma

Genetic test identifies patients with invasive lobular carcinoma at high risk of recurrence

Genetic test identifies patients with invasive lobular carcinoma at high risk of recurrence

Researchers identify key molecules that contribute to radioresistance in glioblastoma

Researchers identify key molecules that contribute to radioresistance in glioblastoma

Scientists identify a novel approach to regulate cell plasticity

Scientists identify a novel approach to regulate cell plasticity

New precision drug targeting cancer's ability to repair DNA shows promise

New precision drug targeting cancer's ability to repair DNA shows promise

T-cell-based vaccine strategy provides broader protection against influenza

T-cell-based vaccine strategy provides broader protection against influenza

New data shows immunotherapy is beneficial for patients with gastric, esophageal cancers

New data shows immunotherapy is beneficial for patients with gastric, esophageal cancers

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Study identifies genetic factors linked to higher risk of capecitabine-induced hand-foot syndrome

Study shows how components of body's immune system find intruding cells

Study shows how components of body's immune system find intruding cells

Inherited variation in GATA3 gene associated with relapse in children with leukemia

Inherited variation in GATA3 gene associated with relapse in children with leukemia