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che·mo·ther·a·py

 (kē′mō-thĕr′ə-pē, kĕm′ō-)
n.
1. The treatment of cancer using specific chemical agents or drugs that are selectively destructive to malignant cells and tissues.
2. The treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a virus, bacterium, or other microorganism.

che′mo·ther′a·peu′tic (-pyo͞o′tĭk) adj.
che′mo·ther′a·peu′ti·cal·ly adv.
che′mo·ther′a·pist n.

chemotherapy

(ˌkiːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ; kiːmə-)
n
(Medicine) treatment of disease, esp cancer, by means of chemical agents. Compare radiotherapy
ˌchemoˈtherapist n

che•mo•ther•a•py

(ˌki moʊˈθɛr ə pi, ˌkɛm oʊ-)

n.
the treatment of disease by means of chemicals that have a specific toxic effect upon the disease-producing microorganisms or that selectively destroy cancerous tissue.
[1905–10]
che`mo•ther`a•peu′tic (-ˈpyu tɪk) adj.
che`mo•ther′a•pist, n.

che·mo·ther·a·py

(kē′mō-thĕr′ə-pē)
The treatment of disease, especially cancer, with chemicals that have a specific poisonous effect on the cancerous or disease-causing cells.

chemotherapy

Med. the treatment of disease by the use of chemicals that have a toxic effect on the microorganisms causing the disease or that selectively destroy tumor tissues. — chemotherapist, n. — chemotherapeutic, adj.
See also: Remedies
a procedure that uses radioisotopes of various elements, as iodine, phosphorus, and gold, to treat cancers of the thyroid gland, lungs, and other organs.
See also: Cancer

chemotherapy

Treatment of disease, especially cancer, and infection using drugs or chemical agents.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chemotherapy - the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)
therapy - (medicine) the act of caring for someone (as by medication or remedial training etc.); "the quarterback is undergoing treatment for a knee injury"; "he tried every treatment the doctors suggested"; "heat therapy gave the best relief"
chrysotherapy - the use of chemicals containing gold for treating diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis)
Translations
chemoterapie
kemoterapia
kemoterápia

chemotherapy

[ˈkiːməʊˈθerəpɪ] Nquimioterapia f

chemotherapy

[ˌkiːməʊˈθɛrəpi] nchimiothérapie f

chemotherapy

chemotherapy

[ˌkiːməʊˈθɛrəpɪ] n (Med) → chemioterapia

che·mo·ther·a·py

n. quimioterapia, tratamiento de una enfermedad por medio de agentes químicos.

chemotherapy

n (pl -pies) quimioterapia; adjuvant — quimioterapia adyuvante; consolidation — quimioterapia de consolidación; high-dose — quimioterapia a dosis altas; induction — quimioterapia de inducción; neoadjuvant — quimioterapia neoadyuvante
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Based on application type, the global Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar Market is segmented as: Chemotherapy Treatment Myelosuppressive Chemotherapy Treatment Induction or Consolidation Chemotherapy Treatment Transplantation Bone Marrow Transplantation Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cell Transplantation Based on distribution channels, the global Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar Market is segmented as: Hospital pharmacies Retail pharmacies Mail-Order pharmacies Based on geography, the global Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar Market is segmented as: North America Latin America Europe CIS & Russia Japan APEJ Middle East & Africa Pegfilgrastim Biosimilar Market: Overview Increasing incidences of cancer are leading to increased chemotherapy procedures.
Knowledge of the status of these mutations in AML patients not only guides treatment decisions but also helps in predicting response to frontline induction and consolidation chemotherapy as well as the risk of relapse and overall survival.
This Phase 1 trial evaluated the initial safety and preliminary evidence of clinical activity of adding indoximod to standard 7+3 induction and high-dose cytarabine (HiDAC) consolidation chemotherapy for adult patients with newly diagnosed AML.
Agios Pharmaceuticals presented data from a Phase 1 study evaluating ivosidenib or enasidenib in combination with standard induction and consolidation chemotherapy in patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia and an isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 or IDH2 mutation.
One multicenter randomized trial (PARMA randomized controlled trial) has compared autologous HDT/ASCR with consolidation chemotherapy in patients with chemotherapy-sensitive relapsed aggressive NHL (largely DLBCL).[25] After a median follow-up in excess of 5 years, autologous hematopoietic cell transplant resulted in significantly superior rates of event-free survival (46% vs.
Due to the absence of a full match donor, she was planned for consolidation chemotherapy with high dose Cytarabine (three g/[m.sup.2] twice daily on D1, D3, and D5).
Chemotherapy induction treatment consisted of cyclophosphamide (CPM) 40 mg/kg on days 1, 8 and 15, followed by consolidation chemotherapy with 1-3 more doses of CPM with or without intravenous (IV) vincristine 1.5 mg/[m.sup.2] and IV methotrexate 1.0 g/[m.sup.2] for advanced or non-responsive disease.
Patients were treated at the Department of Haematology, Medical University of Bialystok from 2013 to 2016, with induction and 2 consolidation chemotherapy regimens corresponding to the standard therapy based on the Polish Adult Leukemia Group [22].
Complete clinical remission of the AML was ultimately achieved following 2 rounds of consolidation chemotherapy.
A 5-year-old girl with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) with t(8;21) underwent relatively standard AML chemotherapy, which consisted of 2 cycles of induction chemotherapy with daunorubicin, cytarabine, and etoposide, followed by 2 cycles of consolidation chemotherapy with high-dose cytarabine 3 gr/[m.sup.2] per dose x6, in each cycle.
Comparison of allo-SCT from HLA-identical related donor and consolidation chemotherapy in the first remission of AML was done in a larger number of prospective clinical studies and a few meta-analyses [31, 32].

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