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  • treatment
  • Selecting only high-risk patients for additional treatment can narrow the use of chemotherapy, and this approach should be used until such time as a randomized trial can demonstrate that good prognosis, early-stage patients benefit from such therapy," he writes. (innovations-report.com)
  • In a randomized trial of women with early stage breast cancer undergoing adjuvant chemotherapy, two stress management interventions, tai chi training and spiritual growth groups, were compared to a usual care control group, to evaluate psychosocial functioning, quality of life (QOL), and biological markers thought to reflect cancer- and treatment-specific mechanisms. (hindawi.com)
  • Psychosocial interventions like these may lack sufficient power to overcome the psychosocial or physiological stress experienced during the chemotherapy treatment period . (hindawi.com)
  • Adjuvant chemotherapy is a cancer treatment that combines different healing therapies to maximize benefit for the patient. (mercy.com)
  • Chemotherapy treatment length will vary based on the type of cancer you have. (mercy.com)
  • The team will determine if the benefits of receiving treatment outweighs the survival rate without adjuvant chemotherapy. (mercy.com)
  • There are a variety of factors in play when evaluating the potential success of adjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer treatment. (mercy.com)
  • A research team of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) selected patients from four EORTC-trials which were coordinated by Professor C.J.H. van de Velde from the Leiden University Medical Center, to study the effect of chemotherapy in young women. (science20.com)
  • The research team found that ER+ patients, while they benefited from their chemotherapy treatment, did not survive at higher rates than ER- patients. (science20.com)
  • The difference in survival rates between the two treatment groups was just 5% (in favour of the ER- group), indicating that the chemotherapy gave no advantage. (science20.com)
  • In addition to chemotherapy, an additive called Didox can be added to aid in the reduction of drug resistance and further treatment efforts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The focus of Sandra's research includes clinical trials and translational research in metastatic and inflammatory breast cancer, adjuvant treatment of breast cancer, the treatments of metastatic HER2+ breast cancer, cardiotoxicity, as well as health care disparities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Induction chemotherapy is the first line treatment of cancer with a chemotherapeutic drug. (wikipedia.org)
  • Maintenance chemotherapy is a repeated low-dose treatment to prolong remission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tegafur/uracil is a chemotherapy drug combination used in the treatment of cancer, primarily bowel cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapy
  • however, definitive data are lacking on the effectiveness of adjuvant therapy, and there is no information available about which patients may benefit the most. (innovations-report.com)
  • If you are in a later stage where the cancer has spread to other body parts or the lymph nodes, adjuvant therapy may be more successful. (mercy.com)
  • Consequently, some countries with a taxpayer-funded public health system, such as New Zealand, chose to fund limited adjuvant therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • ovarian
  • In women with cancer, a testing for the level of anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) is useful in predicting the long-term post-chemotherapy loss of ovarian function, in turn predicting the need for fertility preservation strategies. (wikipedia.org)
  • therapeutic
  • It may be that interventions requiring less activity and/or group attendance would have enhanced therapeutic effects, and more active interventions need to be tested prior to and following recovery from chemotherapy. (hindawi.com)
  • clinical
  • The aim of this article was to summarize existing evidence on neoadjuvant and adjuvant chemotherapy in PDAC with a focus on high-level evidence based on randomized controlled phase III clinical trials. (springer.com)
  • These include Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the Conquer Cancer Foundation, the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. (wikipedia.org)
  • high-risk
  • Chemotherapies with high risk include procarbazine and alkylating drugs such as cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, busulfan, melphalan, chlorambucil and chlormethine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery
  • In February 2006, Von St. James underwent extensive thoracic surgery, known as extrapleural pneumonectomy, with adjuvant intra-operative heated chemotherapy under the care of thoracic surgeon Dr. David J. Sugarbaker at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. (wikipedia.org)