chemotherapy


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

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As a pre-surgery treatment, the women were randomly assigned to receive either standard chemotherapy (a combination of paclitaxel, adriamycin, and cyclophosphamide), standard chemotherapy plus carboplatin, standard chemotherapy plus Avastin (a drug that blocks cancers from generating blood vessels), or standard chemotherapy plus both carboplatin and Avastin.
Some of the nurses in IR have taken the ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Course but have not completed the hands-on portion.
By simply ratcheting up a tumor's temperature a few degrees--similar to the tiny temperature difference between the testes and the rest of a man's body--scientists are boosting the power of radiation, chemotherapy, and cancer vaccines.
About Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) CINV is estimated to affect 85% of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and can result in a delay or discontinuation of chemotherapy treatments.
Radio- and chemotherapy were not carried out because the histologic examination appeared to confirm that the tumor had been completely removed by wide-margin resection.
Bone-marrow stimulating agents such as filgrastim and erythropoietin are often effective in overcoming treatment-related myelotoxicity, and can be used in conjunction with HAART and chemotherapy when needed.
Read the full report: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2013 http://www.
He and his colleagues studied 49 women who received 3 or 6 months of chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer.
Through word of mouth - much of it started by Schleich - several other people have come to Fink for help getting through chemotherapy.
The evaluation of SIR-Spheres microspheres with bevacizumab in combination with newer chemotherapy agents marks a major step in the treatment of advanced liver tumors," says Kennedy.
One year after the treatments, 83 percent of the people getting rituximab were still alive, compared with 68 percent of the patients receiving standard chemotherapy.
from a hormonelike substance that occurs naturally in humans, succeeded in quickly boosting depleted blood platelet levels in chemotherapy patients.
The report provides information on the key drivers and challenges of the Chemotherapy induced Nausea and Vomiting Therapeutics market.
Among the 315 women with high protein concentrations, 114 received chemotherapy while 201 didn't.
Historically, tumor responses to second-line chemotherapy are between 6 and 30 percent and most patients survive for less than 6 months.