chemotherapeutic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

che·mo·ther·a·peu·tic

(kē'mō-thār-ă-pyū'tik),
Relating to chemotherapy.

chemotherapeutic

adjective Referring to a chemotherapeutic agent, effect or regimen noun Chemotherapeutic agent, see there.

che·mo·ther·a·peu·tic

(kē'mō-thār-ă-pyū'tik)
Relating to chemotherapy.
References in periodicals archive ?
The serum growth hormone levels were less in the chemotherapy and chemotherapeutic, ghrelin and GHRH antagonist treated group as compared to the chemotherapeutic and ghrelin on both days as shown in table-III and IV.
Johnson explained that happens as flavonoids can act as antioxidants; one of the ways that chemotherapeutic drugs kill cells is based on their pro-oxidant activity, meaning that flavonoids and chemotherapeutic drugs may compete with each other when they're introduced at the same time.
CONCLUSIONS: miR-205 and miR-31 play an important role in apoptosis induced by chemotherapeutic drugs and can be a useful strategy to treat the prostate cancer at an advanced stage.
8,9) Additionally, in contrast to local chemotherapeutics, systemic antibiotic usage presents the risk of producing antibiotic resistant bacterial strains.
The registry is aimed at clarifying risk on the basis of the types and dosages of chemotherapeutic drugs used, the age and genotype of the fetus, and other factors.
1) The cells overexpressing P-gp pumps indeed manage to survive the initial chemotherapy, possibly to form a new clonal population of cancer cells, from now on refractory to most chemotherapeutic agents (See Figure 3).
The patient was administered the standard chemotherapeutic regimen for remission induction of AML.
The biggest advantage of this potential strategy is that no toxic chemotherapeutic drug is needed to achieve the same cancer killing effect used with a combination of Chk1 inhibitors and chemotherapeutic drugs.
That year, a research group reported that tumor cells which resist the chemotherapeutic drug methotrexate harbor double minute chromosomes composed of many copies of the gene that encodes dihydrofolate reductase, an enzyme that deactivates the drug (SN: 1/3/87, p.
The APF530 Phase 3 pivotal trial protocol includes a total of approximately 1,350 patients, about half of which will receive moderately emetogenic chemotherapeutic agents with the other half receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapeutic agents.
Researchers and engineers collaborated to print catheters, stents and filaments that were bioactive, giving these devices the ability to deliver antibiotics and chemotherapeutic medications to a targeted area in cell cultures.
3 Chemotherapeutic agents - including tuberculostatics - Antibacterials for systemic use; No.