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Related to combination chemotherapy: antitumor, Chemotherapeutic agent
chemotherapy using more than a single drug to exploit the varying levels of toxicity for the patient's benefit.
the simultaneous use of two or more anticancer drugs.
com·bi·na·tion che·mo·ther·a·py(kom-bi-nāshŭn kē-mō-thāră-pē)
Therapy using more than a single drug to exploit the varying levels of toxicity for the patient's benefit.
the treatment of illness by chemical means; that is, by medication.
the use of antineoplastic agents in the treatment of malignant growths; usually employed because treatment by other means, such as surgical removal, is not possible. A variety of malignancies in dogs and cats have been successfully managed with some of the chemotherapeutic agents used in the treatment of cancer in humans.
several drugs are used in parallel or in sequence. A common procedure in human cancer therapy.
chemotherapy combined with other forms of treatment, e.g. surgical excision.