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standard therapy

also called conventional treatment or mainstream treatment. The most commonly used and most widely accepted form of treatment, which has usually been tested and proven. See also clinical trials, therapy.

Radiation therapy for breast cancer

... at least equal to the current, standard breast irradiation, but few studies have
compared these new methods directly to standard radiation therapy. ...

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

Cancer Glossary

... Some complementary therapies may help relieve certain symptoms of cancer,
relieve side effects of standard cancer therapy, or improve a patient's ...

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

Common types of cancer treatment

... Targeted therapies are drugs that target the ... often given along with standard
chemo and ... cancer treatments.Complementary and alternative therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/afterdiagnosis/after-diagnosis-common-cancer-treatments

Getting targeted therapy treatment | American Cancer Society

... Many targeted therapies are being studied in clinical trials ... As with standard
chemotherapy, you will be asked ... be treated with a targeted therapy drug ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/targetedtherapy/targeted-therapy-getting-treatment

Targeted therapies for chronic myeloid leukemia

... parts of cancer cells have become the standard treatment option for many
people with cancer. These drugs are often called targeted therapies. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyeloidcml/overviewguide/leukemia-cml-overview-treating-targeted-therapy

Targeted therapies for chronic myeloid leukemia

... Targeted therapies for chronic myeloid leukemia. ... it quickly became the standard
treatment for ... General information about targeted therapy can be ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyeloidcml/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-myeloid-myelogenous-treating-targeted-therapies

Targeted therapies for kidney cancer | American Cancer ...

... Biologic therapy (immunotherapy) for kidney cancer. Targeted therapies for
kidney cancer. ... drugs are different from standard chemotherapy drugs. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/overviewguide/kidney-cancer--adult--renal-cell-carcinoma-overview-treating-targeted-therapy

Targeted therapies for kidney cancer | American Cancer ...

... Biologic therapy (immunotherapy) for kidney cancer. Targeted therapies for
kidney cancer. ... drugs are different from standard chemotherapy drugs. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kidneycancer/detailedguide/kidney-cancer-adult-treating-targeted-therapy

Targeted therapy for nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancers ...

... with radiation therapy for some earlier stage cancers. For more advanced
cancers, it may be combined with standard chemotherapy drugs such as ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/nasalcavityandparanasalsinuscancer/detailedguide/nasal-cavity-and-paranasal-sinuses-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy

Targeted therapy for liver cancer

... Because standard chemotherapy has not been effective ... been looking at targeted
therapies more ... More information about targeted therapy drugs can ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/livercancer/detailedguide/liver-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy