Glossary Term:

Title

chemotherapy

Phonetic

<b>key</b>-mo-<b>THER</b>-uh-pee

Description

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.