Latest Chemo Stories

2007-07-23 13:45:00

More breast cancer patients are being offered chemotherapy before surgery instead of afterward - amid much debate about how to do it right and when it's a good option.

2006-08-30 11:51:21

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Unlike cranial radiation, chemotherapy for children with a certain type of leukemia does not appear to have harmful long-term effects on intelligence, even at high doses, a new study shows.

2006-08-16 07:05:00

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chemotherapy drugs may cause more serious side effects for breast cancer patients under age 64 than once thought, a U.S. study released on Tuesday said.

2005-12-01 12:36:20

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer suffer a worse quality of life than healthy women, as well as troublesome symptoms such as fatigue, but these problems -- and their quality of life -- gradually improve, a new study shows.

2005-11-28 17:10:00

A clinical study of ovarian cancer initiated by investigators at Yale School of Medicine will combine the anti-cancer drug phenoxodiol with docetaxel for women with recurrent ovarian cancer.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.