• NSCLC
  • The objective of this study is to describe the threshold of perception and recognition of basic tastes in patients with NSCLC before treatment with platin and paclitaxel-based chemotherapy and after the second cycle, and analyze the effect in the developement of dysgeusia, as well as the association between these and the nutritional status and quality of life. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • doses
  • Antibody levels against hepatitis B, rubella, measles and mumps vaccine antigens were evaluated in 33 children after completing chemotherapy (before and after vaccine booster doses) and the results were compared to the data of 33 healthy children matched for gender, age and social class. (scielo.br)
  • Cells
  • Insulin receptor substrate 1 expression enhances the sensitivity of 32D cells to chemotherapy-induced cell death. (biomedsearch.com)
  • To determine the role of IRS1 and IRS2 in the sensitivity of cells to chemotherapy, we treated 32D cells lacking or expressing IRS proteins with various concentrations of chemotherapeutic agents. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Many of the side effects of chemotherapy can be traced to damage to normal cells that divide rapidly and are thus sensitive to anti-mitotic drugs: cells in the bone marrow, digestive tract and hair follicles. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because of the effect on immune cells (especially lymphocytes), chemotherapy drugs often find use in a host of diseases that result from harmful overactivity of the immune system against self (so-called autoimmunity). (wikipedia.org)
  • These micrometastases can be treated with adjuvant chemotherapy and can reduce relapse rates caused by these disseminated cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • INTERPRETATION: Although our data show that infants exposed to chemotherapy in utero had a lower birthweight at gestational age than did those who were unexposed, and had more complications, these differences were not clinically significant and, since none of the infants was exposed to chemotherapy in the first trimester, were most likely related to premature delivery. (biomedsearch.com)
  • drugs
  • 5'-Aminothymidine, a non-toxic analogue of thymidine, interferes with this regulatory mechanism and thereby increases the cytotoxicity of thymidine analogues used as antineoplastic drugs. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • In this setting, it is often combined with other agents, such as: Cyclophosphamide (FLAMSA-CYC), and/or Busulfan or treosulfan (FLAMSA-BU or FLAMSA-TREO), and/or Melphalan (FLAMSA-MEL), and/or Total body irradiation, given shortly after the end of FLAMSA to prepare the patient for transplant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Performance status is often used as a measure to determine whether a patient can receive chemotherapy, or whether dose reduction is required. (wikipedia.org)