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    Chemotherapy

    by  • 27/05/2013 • Oncology

    Chemotherapy:  Should be given by specialist only  Modes of administration: o ‘Neoadjuvant’: to shrink tumour before surgical intervention o ‘Adjuvant’: to control ‘micro-mets’ after post-operatively o Sole ‘primary therapy’ in some cancers (=haematological) o Palliative therapy: to provide relief from symptomatic metastatic disease. May prolong survival  Important classes of CT (class,...

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