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

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AML patients are currently being treated with cytotoxic chemotherapeutic agent or targeted cancer therapy.
Recent research conducted by the United States National Cancer Institute and Cornell University demonstrated that administering reovirus in combination with various chemotherapeutic agents potentiates, or enhances tumour-killing, thus preventing the cancer cells from developing drug resistance," said Dr.
LOS ANGELES -- Chemotherapy during pregnancy may not lead to an elevated rate of fetal malformations if it is given after the first trimester, according to a report on the first 619 cases entered into the federal Registry of Pregnancies Exposed to Chemotherapeutic Agents.
Alkeran has activity against a number of human cancers, and is marketed as a chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of ovarian cancer and multiple myeloma.
5,626,862, entitled "Controlled Local Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents for Treating Solid Tumors.
These data suggest that the target for CT-2584 is unique from those of other cancer chemotherapeutic agents," said Dr.
7037906), provides broad coverage through 2021 for the use and administration of CA4P in combination with paclitaxel, one of the most widely used chemotherapeutic agents for oncology.
The adverse event profile of intratumour bleomycin with electroporation treatment differed greatly from systemic bleomycin and other current chemotherapeutic agents used in HNSCC, with fewer systemic side effects than other means of administering bleomycin.
We believe that the development of a drug that regulates hair follicle activity in the presence of damaging chemotherapeutic agents may be beneficial to patients who undergo cancer treatment," Ashley said.
Dacarbazine (DTIC) is a chemotherapeutic agent that interferes with the growth of cancer cells.
This patent covers methods and compositions for reducing toxicity of a toxic agent in which a polysaccharide (carbohydrate) galactomannan is co-administered with a chemotherapeutic agent in a liquid or powder formulation to reduce toxicity of the agent.
Currently, Marc Pharmaceuticals is working on a betulinol-based chemotherapeutic agent to treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.