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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

... Chemotherapy. ... This easy-to-read guide explains chemotherapy at a basic
level. Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/chemotherapy/index

Chemotherapy Effects

Chemotherapy drugs are powerful medicines that can cause side effects.
Some of ... Chemotherapy Effects. Chemotherapy drugs ...

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Chemotherapy for Hodgkin disease

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for Hodgkin disease. ... Chemotherapy for Hodgkin disease. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/detailedguide/hodgkin-disease-treating-chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for cervical cancer

Systemic chemotherapy uses anti-cancer drugs that are injected into a vein
or given by mouth. ... Chemotherapy for cervical cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for Ewing tumors

Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer drugs delivered through a vein or,
rarely, by mouth in the form of pills. ... Chemotherapy for Ewing tumors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ewingfamilyoftumors/detailedguide/ewing-family-of-tumors-treating-chemotherapy

Evolution of cancer treatments: Chemotherapy | American ...

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

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerbasics/thehistoryofcancer/the-history-of-cancer-cancer-treatment-chemo

Chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer drugs that are injected into a vein or
into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) or are taken by mouth to destroy or ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-chemotherapy

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. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

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 ...

... A Guide to Chemotherapy. ... A Guide to Chemotherapy; Learning about
chemotherapy treatment; A checklist of questions to ask your doctor or nurse; ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/chemotherapy/understandingchemotherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/index