chemotherapy

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the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

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Since the childhood cancer incidence tends to be higher within the first 3 years of life, this approval offers an important therapeutic option to children, and especially young infants, undergoing cancer chemotherapy.
Supply of drugs used in cancer chemotherapy protocols to the pharmacy of the University Hospital of Li?
provide a nine-chapter guide for veterinary technicians to the administration of cancer chemotherapy to animals, with a focus on canines and felines and some coverage of treatments relevant to equine and avian patients.
Chabner (clinical director, Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital) and Longo (scientific director, National Institute on Aging) present 37 papers detailing the current knowledge related to cancer chemotherapy and biotherapy.
To briefly review the available technology, specific treatment modalities include total parenteral nutritional support, hydration fluid therapy, intermittent antibiotic therapy, cancer chemotherapy and patient-controlled analgesia.
A major component of the immune system, white cells can be drastically decreased in immune disorders like AIDS, as well as by irradiation and cancer chemotherapy.
The book consolidates all the essential information necessary for a full understanding of cancer chemotherapy, providing an informative, inexpensive and up-to-date coverage of the subject aimed at an undergraduate level readership.
Food and Drug Administration today approved Akynzeo (netupitant and palonosetron) to treat nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy.
Mathias Chemotherapy Parity Act of 2012 (Senate Bill 179) would prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations (HMOs) from covering orally administered cancer chemotherapy on terms that are less favorable than coverage for IV administered cancer chemotherapy.
Aloxi is approved by the FDA for the prevention of acute nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately and highly emetogenic cancer chemotherapy and for the prevention of delayed nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.
In fact, after patients in breast cancer chemotherapy are given the first drug, anthracycline, only half of the patients respond to the next drug Taxol, Parissenti explains.
Patients who experience cancer chemotherapy induced delayed onset emesis have few therapeutic alternatives.
P glycoprotein is an endogenous, energy-dependent cell transporter that has been extensively studied in cancer chemotherapy.
The panel's findings, summarized in a 16-page consensus report of the National Institutes of Health, are expected to encourage more patients and physicians to consider acupuncture as an alternative or complementary treatment for some common health problems, including nausea associated with pregnancy and cancer chemotherapy, and pain after dental surgery.
RESISTING CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY Researchers are struggling to learn how cancer cells survive in the presence of lethal drugs.