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Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy involves treating cancer with antineoplastic drugs or a combination of similar drugs through a standardized treatment regimen. Chemotherapy agents are also used to treat certain other ailments such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, psoriatic arthritis, scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, etc.

Cancer cells usually divide and spread rapidly. Chemotherapy kill such cells. Chemotherapy will also kill normal cells that rapidly divide such as cells of the bone marrow, hair follicles and digestive tracts. Chemotherapy is usually delivered intravenously, though there are agents that can be delivered orally such as capecitabine, busulfan, melphalan, etc. Sometimes isolated infusion may also be practiced, targeting affected areas in the lung or liver. The idea is to deliver high doses to affected sites without causing extensive system damage. Doctors who specialize in the treatment of cancer are called oncologists.


Featured Chemotherapy Providers Abroad


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Bridgetown, Barbados


Languages: English

Welcome to The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH)
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) is the country’s primary acute care medical facility. The QEH is also an accredited teaching hospital affi...

Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh

Melaka, Malaysia


Languages: English

Established in 1986, Pantai Hospital Ayer Keroh has provided unwavering healthcare commitment to the Melaka comminuty for over two decades. Since moving to its present premises in Ayer Keroh in August...

New Somerset Hospital

Cape Town, South Africa


Languages: English, Afrikaans

New Somerset Hospital is the regional general specialist hospital for the metro west district of the Cape Metropole.

It offers a range of general specialist services to a population exc...

Beijing United Family Hospital

Beijing, China


Accreditation: JCI

Languages: English, Chinese

Beijing United Family Hospital (BJU), opening its doors in 1997, the hospital’s sole mission is to provide comprehensive, integrated healthcare services in a uniquely warm and caring patient and...
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