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combined modality therapy

[mo-dal-ih-tee] using 2 or more types of treatment sequentially or together to get the best results. For example, surgery for cancer is often followed by chemotherapy to kill any cancer cells that may still be in the body. See also adjuvant therapy, neoadjuvant therapy, chemotherapy.

Cancer Glossary

... is sometimes treated by combining castration or ... combined modality therapy
Search [mo-dal-ih-tee ... complementary therapy Search. a non-standard ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. Radiation alone
(for limited disease) or combined with chemo- therapy (for extensive ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-033876.pdf

Holistic Medicine

... Combining these different methods can help ... nursing, surgery, radiation therapy,
oncology, psychiatry ... H, Morita T. Combined modality treatment of ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/mindbodyandspirit/holistic-medicine

Coley Toxins

... information on complementary and alternative therapies may also be ... Combined
modality therapy of advanced nodular lymphomas (NL): The role of ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/pharmacologicalandbiologicaltreatment/coley-toxins

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2005-2006

... replacement therapy (HRT), which combines estrogen and ... Surgery is often
combined with other treatments ... cohorts.129 By combining their data ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005brfacspdf2005pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer Facts & Figures, 2013-2014.

... However, the use of targeted therapies for HER2+ ... decreases density) and
combined menopausal hormone therapy (increases density ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-040951.pdf

Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures 2012-2013

... radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted therapies. Radiation alone
(for limited disease) or combined with chemo- therapy (for extensive ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/download/2012+cancer+treatment+%26+survivorship+facts+%26+figures.pdf

Hyperthermia to Treat Cancer

... range whole-body thermal therapy combined with cisplatin ... Radiofrequency
Thermal Ablation as Tumor Therapy. ... A. Hyperthermia, a modality in the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/hyperthermia

Treatment - Page 19

... them with chemotherapy or other modalities) if someone ... for both men and
women, but combined it is ... not only an effective cancer therapy but also ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/category/treatment.aspx?page=19

American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of ...

... a DRE, whereas the ERSPC combined the findings ... Thus, combining the
problems of non ... important differences in treatment modalities between the ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/download/2010+prostate+cancer+early+detection+guidelines.pdf