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- (medicine, oncology) Of or having to do with chemotherapy.
of or having to do with chemotherapy
chemotherapeutic (plural chemotherapeutics)
- (medicine, oncology) A chemical agent used in chemotherapy
2005, Michael G. Goggins, “The Molecular Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer”, in Von Hoff et al., editors, Pancreatic Cancer, ISBN 0763721786, page 260:
- Several novel chemotherapeutics that target specific signaling pathways are now available as anti-cancer agents including EGFR inhibitors and rapamycin.