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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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The product has been approved to be utilised for the hard-to-treat cancers in combination with standard daunorubicin and cytarabine induction and high-dose cytarabine consolidation chemotherapy.
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Novartis was granted Breakthrough Therapy designation by the FDA for PKC412 (midostaurin), an investigational treatment for adults with newly-diagnosed AML who are FLT3 mutation-positive, as detected by an FDA-approved test, and who are eligible to receive standard induction and consolidation chemotherapy.
Consolidation chemotherapy, consisting of two cycles of high dose Cytarabine, was administered starting day 94 post induction.
He did not develop the genital ulcers despite the reintroduction of ATRA during consolidation chemotherapy.
Currently different approaches to consolidation chemotherapy, transplantation and small molecule inhibitors are being evaluated in clinical trial (e.

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