Chemo


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Metal Men vol. 1 #25 © 1967 DC Comics. COVER ART BY ROSS ANDRU AND MIKE ESPOSITO.

Chemo

(pop culture)
Chemo, DC Comics' towering engine of destruction, began its startling existence, innocently enough, as a vat of chemicals. Writer Robert Kanigher and artist Ross Andru's Showcase #39 (1962), featuring the third appearance of the robotic superheroes the Metal Men, introduces Professor Ramsey Norton, a chemist feverishly determined to eradicate world hunger and disease. Storing the by-products of his failed experiments in a 10-foot humanoid-shaped plastic test tube he nicknames “Chemo,” Norton disposes of an organic plant compound into his synthetic mix. Its introduction sparks a chain reaction that imbues Chemo with a primitive sentience. Its toxic contents hissing and gurgling with each of its lumbering steps, Chemo enlarges in size and discharges a lethal chemical spray that kills the professor. The leviathan tromps into the city on a Godzilla-like single-minded mission to eradicate everything in its path. The Metal Men narrowly defeat Chemo by trapping it in a cavernous natural-gas prison. Boasting the abilities to grow to over 100 feet tall and spew deadly compounds, Chemo has managed to repeatedly return to menace the Metal Men and has even threatened the prodigious Superman. In a 1987 Superman/Metal Men team-up, the Man of Steel was temporarily mutated into a Chemo duplicate after exposure to industrial refuse. The Suicide Squad dispatched Chemo against the despot Imperiex in the 2001 crossover Our Worlds at War, and Chemo was dropped as a living bomb on the city of Blüdhaven in Batman #649 (2006). With its uncanny knack for regeneration, however, Chemo may be impossible to permanently defeat.
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Chemo was also fined PS300 and given a 12-month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work.
"Having to take chemotherapy pills twice a day regardless, I thought, 'Why not make the best of it and take it in places where I normally wouldn't have been?' How many people can say that they've done chemo on a warship?
She said: "I'm doing fine at the moment with the chemo, I'm managing the side-effects and keeping myself as well as I can.
Nearly all study participants had typical chemo side effects such as nausea or low blood cell counts, but serious ones were more common with the combo treatment and twice as many women on it stopped treatment for that reason.
Taxol actually hit me quite hard at first, as unbeknownst to me I had contracted conjunctivitis from my son and with chemo your immune system virtually shuts down so any infection feels a ton worse than normal.
Upon approval of benznidazole, the US FDA granted Chemo Research a neglected tropical disease priority review voucher (PRV), added the companies.
Perhaps one of the most recognizable side effects of chemo is hair loss.
Miami, FL, July 12, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Live Like Bella and We Care Chemo Kits join forces at its 1st Annual Ice Cream Social Fundraiser at Sloan's Ice Cream in CityPlace Doral on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm to promote cancer awareness and raise funds for cancer research.