chemotherapy

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

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The product showed to be effective in preventing both acute and delayed CINV in patients receiving emetogenic chemotherapies.
ABRAXANE is the first and only protein bound particle chemotherapy, and unlike other taxane-based chemotherapies such as Taxol, does not used solvents to help deliver the medicine to tumors.
ATLANTA -- ImClone Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMCL) today announced that data from five clinical trials for the investigational use of ERBITUX(R) (Cetuximab) as first line treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer in combination with various chemotherapies were presented here at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 42nd Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
Recruitment is ongoing in several other Phase III registrational studies of ERBITUX combined with various chemotherapies and/or biologic therapies in the treatment of colorectal cancer patients in the adjuvant, first-line, and second-line settings.
In a multi-center, single-arm, clinical trial in patients who had received an average of four prior chemotherapies and who had Rituximab-refractory disease (N=35), 63 percent (22 of 35) responded to BEXXAR.