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dose-dense chemotherapy

giving the usual doses of chemo closer together (such as every 2 weeks rather than every 3 weeks). This approach can lead to more side effects and be harder to take, so it isn’t given to all patients. When it is used, this schedule requires drugs called growth factors to be given to help prevent blood cell counts from getting too low. See also growth factors

Chemotherapy for breast cancer

... Dose-dense chemotherapy: Doctors have found that giving the cycles of certain
chemo agents closer together can lower the chance that the cancer ...

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

Chemotherapy for breast cancer in men

... Dose-dense chemotherapy: Doctors have found that giving the cycles of certain
chemo agents closer together can lower the chance that the cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-treating-chemotherapy

FDA Advisors Vote Unanimously That Avastin Approval ...

... of dose-dense therapy may be masked and marginalized by the way it is usually
administered. The main targets of high-dose chemotherapy are ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2011/06/29/fda-advisors-vote-unanimously-that-avastin-approval-should-be-withdrawn-and-you-could-hear-the-pain.aspx

References: Breast cancer in men detailed guide

... Intensive dose-dense compared with conventionally scheduled preoperative
chemotherapy for high-risk primary breast cancer. J Clin Oncol. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancerinmen/detailedguide/breast-cancer-in-men-references

Cancer Glossary

... dose-dense chemotherapy Search. giving the usual doses of chemo closer
together (such as every 2 weeks rather than every 3 weeks). ...

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

Breast Cancer in Men

... Dose-dense chemotherapy: Doctors have found that giving the cycles of certain
chemo agents closer together can lower the chance that the cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003091-pdf.pdf

Breast Cancer

... When a malignant phyllodes tumor has spread, it can be treated with
the chemotherapy given for soft-tissue sarcomas. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003090-pdf.pdf