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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The treatment of cancer using specific agents or drugs that are selectively destructive to malignant cells and tissues

Usage examples (4)
  • Cremophor-based paclitaxel 'chemo' drug triggers fatal allergic reactions
  • Senior breast cancer patients receive 'chemo' if treated in private practices >
  • I've had the conventional chemo-therapy for ovarian cancer, and it didn't work.
  • For decades, doctors have relied on conventional chemo-therapy to poison cancer cells. for more
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