chemotherapy

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

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The side effects of chemotherapy have exhausted my body, but I don't want to be a burden to anyone.
She said: "There is a gap in awareness about the side effects of chemotherapy as I was never sure whether the symptoms I had were related to the treatment or just another infection of some sort.
This will mean that, where appropriate, women will be able to avoid the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
s The Natural Dentist brand has launched "Rinse for Relief," an online resource for helping cancer patients who suffer from the mouth sores and other oral ailments that are common side effects of chemotherapy.
Some people have the worry that it might return, or the stress of regular check ups, along with the side effects of chemotherapy.
We now know that we can successfully bind chemotherapy to a 'targeting' antibody in the treatment of some breast cancer patients, lessen the side effects of chemotherapy, and at the same time maintain anti-cancer properties," says Dr.
Scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reported they successfully transplanted brain cancer patients with their own gene-modified blood stem cells in order to protect their bone marrow against the toxic side effects of chemotherapy, Science Daily reported.
Results from the study also show the drug, T-DM1, significantly reduces the side effects of chemotherapy.
The drug, T-DM1, has been proven to stall the disease for longer than current treatments, while significantly reducing the side effects of chemotherapy.
Results from the Emilia study also show the drug, T-DM1, significantly reduces the side effects of chemotherapy.
The study showed patients treated with the drugs had none of the side effects of chemotherapy and that survival was improved.
Australian dairy giant Fonterra reports that an innovative new medical ice cream developed in cooperation with the University of Auckland "has shown early promise for combating some of the unpleasant side effects of chemotherapy.
In an interview with Anderson Cooper she candidly discussed her own cancer treatments, the side effects of chemotherapy and the relief she got from marijuana .
Summary: Children who need bone marrow transplants may be spared some of the worst side effects of chemotherapy.
Two leading local oncologists have said that a new chapter in lung cancer treatment in the UAE will be opened with the introduction of the drug as an effective option to chemotherapy, giving patients a better quality of life by lowering the side effects of chemotherapy.