neoadjuvant chemotherapy


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neoadjuvant chemotherapy

[‚nē·ō¦aj·ə·vənt ‚kē·mō′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
A type of chemotherapy that is used to shrink a tumor prior to surgery or radiation.
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We recruited 114 patients who received neoadjuvant chemotherapy for locally advanced gastric cancer from April 2015 to July 2017.
Investigators from Strasbourg reported on the use of Helical CT scanning to assess response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Endoscopic ultrasound in restaging and predicting pathological response for advanced gastric cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
The prediction of the possibility of PCR14,15 before starting neoadjuvant chemotherapy can be used to maximize the treatment and minimize unnecessary toxicity16.
Imaging response and residual metastatic axillary lymph node disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for primary breast cancer.
The Rate of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Use in Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer and The Approach of Urologists in Turkey.
The value of tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) for predicting response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy, in which chemotherapy is administered prior to surgical cytoreduction, challenges the traditional treatment paradigm for advanced-stage ovarian cancer.
Clinical effectiveness of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in advanced gastric cancer: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
There were no significant survival differences be tween chemotherapy and surgery for women with stage IV disease, however; and for these patients neoadjuvant chemotherapy was associated with fewer morbidities, and may be a better therapeutic option, the investigators reported.
Final analysis of colorectal cancer patients treated with irinotecan and 5-fluorouracil plus folinic acid neoadjuvant chemotherapy for unresectable liver metastases.
Besides, we noticed a small lung nodule at initial diagnosis, which is suspicious metastasis and regressed after neoadjuvant chemotherapy.