Chemotherapy is the use of chemical substances to treat disease. In its modern-day use, it refers primarily to cytotoxic drugs used to treat cancer. In its non-oncological use, the term may also refer to antibiotics (antibacterial chemotherapy). In that sense, the first modern chemotherapeutic agent was Paul Ehrlich's arsphenamine, an arsenic compound discovered in 1909 and used to treat syphilis. This was later followed by sulfonamides discovered by Domagk and penicillin G discovered by Ale ...
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Researchers Find Promise in B-12 Chemotherapy
... Targeted drug therapy using cobalamin, or vitamin B-12, is the carrier of a cancer-killing agent. Taking advantage of the characteristics of tumor and vitamin physiology, cancer researchers have desig...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

New Website Demystifies Chemotherapy
... You’ve just been diagnosed with cancer. Or maybe you’re a parent with a child who’s just been diagnosed. And now you’re being asked to make some very important decisions about treatment and care. But ...
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Coping With Chemotherapy
... Living with chemotherapyThe following are important dos and don''ts during chemotherapy as well as tips designed to ease your discomfort while undergoing the treatments. No aspirin Do not take any asp...
Source: Cleveland Clinic