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chemotherapy

[key-mo-THER-uh-pee] treatment with drugs that kill cancer cells. Chemotherapy is often used, either alone or with surgery and/or radiation, to treat cancer that has spread or come back (recurred), or when there is a strong chance that it could come back. Often called chemo.

Chemotherapy | American Cancer Society

Chemotherapy (chemo) is the use of medicines or drugs to treat cancer. The
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Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and ...

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Chemotherapy Effects

Chemotherapy drugs are powerful medicines that can cause side effects.
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Chemotherapy for Hodgkin disease

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Chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer

Chemotherapy is treatment with anti-cancer drugs injected into a vein or
taken by mouth. ... Chemotherapy for small cell lung cancer. ...

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Chemotherapy for breast cancer

Chemotherapy (chemo) is a breast cancer treatment with cancer-killing
drugs that may be injected into a vein or given by mouth. ...

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Evolution of cancer treatments: Chemotherapy | American ...

Learn about the history and development of chemotherapy to treat cancer
here. ... Evolution of cancer treatments: Chemotherapy. ...

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Chemotherapy for prostate cancer

Chemotherapy is sometimes used if prostate cancer has spread outside
the prostate gland and hormone therapy isn't working. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and ...

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