What is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is a general term for the many different types of drugs and medications used to treat cancer. Treatment of cancer typically involves options such as chemotherapy, surgery, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy. Read more about: Cancer, Tumors, Radiotherapy, Immunotherapy ...

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