But, by the time I turned 25, my mother had been sick for years and was on her 78th round of chemotherapy.
A: The relative danger of drunk walking never fails to surprise; nor, sadly, does the relative inefficacy of chemotherapy.
He would compare the strategy to chemotherapy; life saving if administered properly and in the right dose, deadly if not.
But you say, you know people who have had chemotherapy and are alive 10 or more years later.
With chemotherapy, her doctors give her at least an 80 percent chance of survival.
We are still relying on surgery, chemotherapy and other anticancer drugs, and radiation, just as we did 40 years ago.
I spoke to Goody last fall, two weeks into the chemotherapy that would ultimately prove to be ineffective.
This week, Mosca told The Daily Beast that he was just completing his last dose of chemotherapy for lung cancer.
He was recovering from a particularly difficult round of chemotherapy.
Physical conditioning, systems of exercise, experimentation in chemotherapy are still being undertaken.
chemotherapy che·mo·ther·a·py (kē'mō-thěr'ə-pē, kěm'ō-)
The treatment of cancer using specific chemical agents or drugs that are selectively destructive to malignant cells and tissues.
The treatment of disease using chemical agents or drugs that are selectively toxic to the causative agent of the disease, such as a virus or other microorganism.
Note: There are often side effects to chemotherapy, a common one being the temporary loss of hair.