chemotherapy-resistant disease

chemotherapy-resistant disease

A term of art for a cancer that responds to a chemotherapeutic regimen for less than 1 month.
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chemotherapy-resistant disease

Oncology A cancer that responds to a chemotherapeutic regimen for ≤ 1 month. See Relapse. Cf Remission.
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Surgery can be used for chemotherapy-resistant disease.