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Journal of Molecular Cancer

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Michelle Chen*
 
University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, Canada, Email: [email protected]
 
*Correspondence: Michelle Chen, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, Canada, Email: [email protected]

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Introduction

Chemotherapy (frequently abbreviated to chemo and now and again CTX or CTx) is a sort of cancer treatment that uses one or extra anti-cancer drugs (chemotherapeutic sellers) as part of a standardized chemotherapy routine [1]. Chemotherapy can be given with a healing motive (which nearly always includes combinations of medicine), or it may purpose to extend lifestyles or to lessen symptoms (palliative chemotherapy). Chemotherapy is one of the essential categories of the medical area especially dedicated to pharmacotherapy for most cancers that is called clinical oncology. The time period chemotherapy has come to connote non-particular utilization of intracellular poisons to inhibit mitosis (mobile department) or result in DNA damage that is why inhibition of DNA repair can augment chemotherapy [2]. The connotation of the word chemotherapy excludes extra selective dealers that block extracellular alerts (sign transduction). The developments of treatments with precise molecular or genetic objectives, which inhibit growth-promoting alerts from traditional endocrine hormones in (in most cases estrogens for breast cancer) and androgens for prostate cancer at the moment, are referred to as hormonal therapies.[3-5]

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