chemotherapy

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

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The trial evaluated the addition of either PKC412 (midostaurin) or placebo to daunorubicin/cytarabine in the induction phase, followed by high-dose cytarabine in the consolidation phase; patients who achieved complete remission after consolidation chemotherapy continued treatment with PKC412 (midostaurin) or placebo as a single agent for up to one year.
Kelsey Oveson, Accelerated '09, who received the 2009 Shirley Sohmer Award for her research entitled "Determination of Most Appropriate Diet in Leukemia Patients Receiving AcD-Ac Consolidation Chemotherapy.
Before consolidation chemotherapy she elected to begin IV vitamin C at 60 g twice weekly.
Obviously, after a big surgery and 6 months of initial chemotherapy, giving another year of consolidation chemotherapy immediately can have a negative impact on a patient's quality of life," he commented.
The second cycle of consolidation chemotherapy was also complicated by fever.
Autologous bone marrow transplantation versus intensive consolidation chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia in childhood.
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