Blog: Types of Treatments

Chemotherapy

6 March 2017

Chemotherapy (chemo/CTX or CTx) is a category of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs (chemotherapeutic agents) as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen.

Chemotherapy may be given with a curative intent, or it may aim to prolong life or reduce symptoms.

The efficacy of chemotherapy depends on the type of cancer and the stage. The overall effectiveness ranges from being curative for some cancers to being ineffective in some brain tumours and needless...

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