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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.
Researchers develop statistical model that predicts risk of developing esophageal cancer

Researchers develop statistical model that predicts risk of developing esophageal cancer

Honeybee venom rapidly destroys aggressive breast cancer cells

Honeybee venom rapidly destroys aggressive breast cancer cells

Natural killer cells could be a powerful weapon for fighting lung cancer

Natural killer cells could be a powerful weapon for fighting lung cancer

Researchers identify protein that causes adverse side effects in gastric cancer patients

Researchers identify protein that causes adverse side effects in gastric cancer patients

DNA repair enzymes offer potential drug targets for personalized cancer therapies

DNA repair enzymes offer potential drug targets for personalized cancer therapies

New approach could slow colon cancer metastasis

New approach could slow colon cancer metastasis

New bioluminescent reporter tracks DNA double stranded break repair in cells

New bioluminescent reporter tracks DNA double stranded break repair in cells

Removing copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers

Removing copper from the blood can destroy some of the deadliest cancers

Gene targeting could lead to better treatment of glioblastoma tumors

Gene targeting could lead to better treatment of glioblastoma tumors

Scientists identify complex enzyme that protects cells from constant DNA damage

Scientists identify complex enzyme that protects cells from constant DNA damage

Extrachromosomal DNA with potential to cause cancer drives poor patient outcomes

Extrachromosomal DNA with potential to cause cancer drives poor patient outcomes

A genetic link discovered to predict treatment response for patients with rare, aggressive cancer

A genetic link discovered to predict treatment response for patients with rare, aggressive cancer

Combination regimen improves overall survival in acute myeloid leukemia patients

Combination regimen improves overall survival in acute myeloid leukemia patients

UC Riverside physicist receives NIH grant to study how pathogens evolve

UC Riverside physicist receives NIH grant to study how pathogens evolve

Researchers find new way to create natural compound that shows promise as anti-cancer agent

Researchers find new way to create natural compound that shows promise as anti-cancer agent

Epigenetics key to daily production of 10 billion blood cells without mistakes

Epigenetics key to daily production of 10 billion blood cells without mistakes

Researchers create a new mouse model for studying glioblastoma

Researchers create a new mouse model for studying glioblastoma

Clinical trial shows CAR-T cell therapy can be used for treating Hodgkin lymphoma

Clinical trial shows CAR-T cell therapy can be used for treating Hodgkin lymphoma

Study shows how cancer develops resistance to chemotherapy

Study shows how cancer develops resistance to chemotherapy

Fasting-mimicking diet combined with hormone therapy has potential to treat breast cancer

Fasting-mimicking diet combined with hormone therapy has potential to treat breast cancer