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With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
Men and women who become infertile as a result of chemotherapy could also regain their reproductive capabilities.
Carol was strong-willed and energetic—she continued teaching and running marathons well into her chemotherapy.
Others, she says, wait until their 84th round of chemotherapy.
He was recovering from a particularly difficult round of chemotherapy.
chemotherapy bills—with the same doctor at the same clinic—are suddenly up.
Six months of the highest dose of chemotherapy his body could withstand and, after that, nothing but hope.
In the absence of chemotherapy, there was an 80 percent chance of relapse.
After more than seven months of chemotherapy, Hudson is now cancer free.
Physical conditioning, systems of exercise, experimentation in chemotherapy are still being undertaken.
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1906, from German Chemotherapie , coined by German biochemist Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915), from chemo- + therapie (see therapy).
chemotherapy che·mo·ther·a·py (kē’mō-thěr’ə-pē, kěm’ō-)
The treatment of cancer using specific chemical agents or drugs that are selectively destructive to malignant cells and tissues.
The treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a virus or other microorganism.
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The treatment of disease, especially cancer, using drugs that are destructive to malignant cells and tissues.
The treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a microorganism.
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The treatment of disease with chemicals. The term chemotherapy often refers to a kind of treatment for cancer in which chemicals are administered to destroy cancer cells.
Note: There are often side effects to chemotherapy, a common one being the temporary loss of hair.
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