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Chemotherapy - Glossary

Last Updated on Jul 10, 2020
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Chemotherapy - Glossary

Philadelphia chromosome - A chromosomal abnormality that results from a translocation between chromosomes 22 and 9. It is a marker in CML.

Monoclonal antibody - Antibodies that are raised against a specific target.

Immunosuppression - A condition when the immune system is compromised.
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Adjuvant Chemotherapy - It is the use of drugs as an added treatment for cancer patients whose disease has spread outside the original site(s).

Radiation Treatment - Using ionizing radiation like gamma rays to treat cancer.

Myelosuppression - A condition where the bone marrow cells are severely affected, as in the case of certain cancers.

Secondary cancer - Cancer that arises as a result of treating an already existing cancer.

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Sorry butch there was also an other mas called Roberto Aquiles Estévez that thought the use of chemotherapy all over the world...

dorinda

is it safe to have oral sex durning chemo treatments, my wife has treatment every three weeks

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Why wouldnt you use Chemo?

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