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cytoreductive

 [si″to-re-duk´tiv]
reducing the number of cells, as in surgery for a tumor; see also debulking.
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cytoreduction

(sīt″ō-rĕ-dŭk′shŭn) [″ + ″]
Cellular killing, usually of cancerous cell clones, with chemotherapy.
cytoreductive (-dŭk′-tĭv), adjective
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A case report of hepatoid carcinoma of the ovary with peritoneal metastases treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy without systemic adjuvant therapy.
Comparison of Immediate vs Deferred Cytoreductive Nephrectomy in Patients with Synchronous Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Receiving Sunitinib.
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NACT) has emerged as an alternative treatment strategy to primary cytoreductive surgery.
Patients with normal levels of CA 125 or mild elevated CA 125 levels can be considered for cytoreductive surgery followed by adjuvant chemotherapies.
peritoneal mesothelioma and peritoneal pseudomyxoma peritonei) and PC derived from colon or ovarian cancers receive optimal cytoreductive surgery accompanied by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) with a curative intent with encouraging outcomes.
Eighty-six children and adolescents (median age, 12 years) who had undergone cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy were included.
Peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastric cancer: a multi-institutional study of 159 patients treated by cytoreductive surgery combined with perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy.
(1,3,4,30-33) This protocol--designed to be curative-consists of cytoreductive surgery (CRS) combined with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).
This forms some of the rationale for performing extensive cytoreductive surgery (CRS) on ovarian cancer metastatic within the peritoneal cavity, and also some of the rationale for delivery of cytotoxic therapy directly to this compartment (intraperitoneal or "IP" chemotherapy).
Of the 24 dogs, 15 were treated with radiation therapy and chemotherapy, five with cytoreductive surgery followed by radiation therapy and chemotherapy, three with palliative radiation therapy alone, and one with radiation therapy associated with one session of electrochemotherapy (performed 60 days after the end of the radiation therapy).