Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, and cancer cells. Most commonly, the term is used to refer to cancer-killing drugs. This article focuses on cancer chemotherapy.
Cancer chemotherapy; Cancer drug therapy; Cytotoxic chemotherapy
Chemotherapy drugs can be...
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