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Oncology

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Oncology

The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Cancer is a collection of related diseases in which some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Common Types of Cancer include cancer of the Lung, prostate, and breast cancer are a few of the most common cancers in the United States.

Cytotoxic therapy or Chemotherapy

This form of treatment employs drugs that destroy rapidly growing cancer cells. Cytotoxic drugs are useful in the treatment of many forms of cancer.

A free online resource for Chemotherapy regimens is Oncowiki.

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