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  • certain
  • Certain drugs or gases called 'anesthetics' are used to achieve anesthesia so that medical procedures may be performed without pain. (sjo.org)
  • therapeutic
  • Now it is important to make the molecule even more effective and to check whether it stays in the bloodstream long enough, because: "In therapeutic application, such drugs are administered intravenously and distributed through the blood," said Cabrele. (emaxhealth.com)
  • Our results could provide an alternative approach to finding effective therapeutic ruthenium-based agents with promising anticancer activity, and demonstrated that the BRCA1 RING domain protein was a promising therapeutic target for breast cancers. (biomedcentral.com)
  • metastatic
  • The new drug, Portrazza (necitumumab), manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company, is to be given by intravenous injection in combination with chemotherapy drugs against metastatic squamous non-small cell lung carcinoma. (yedarnd.com)
  • Antibodies
  • Prof. Sela and colleagues - Dr. Esther Aboud-Pirak and Dr. Esther Hurwitz - discovered, a number of years ago, that EGFR-inhibiting antibodies produce a synergistic anticancer effect when used together with chemotherapy. (yedarnd.com)
  • body
  • External beam radiation is delivered from a source outside the body on the specific area of the body that has been affected by the cancer. (imaginis.com)
  • For external beam radiation, the physician will measure the correct angles for aiming the radiation beam at the specific area of the body and make ink marks on the patient s skin. (imaginis.com)
  • Radiation can be applied to either one area or to the whole body. (educheer.com)
  • bloodstream
  • Your doctor or nurse uses the catheter - a thin, flexible tube or intravenous (IV) line - to deliver the drugs directly into your bloodstream. (lls.org)