New advancements are being made in the treatment of cancer with chemotherapy, but unfortunately, most patients will still experience uncomfortable or painful side effects from treatment. One benefit of Chemotherapy Resistance/Sensitivity Testing like ChemoFx, is that it can help find effective chemotherapy treatments for the individual patient, preventing the toxicity a patient experiences due to ineffective drugs, incompatible with their unique biology.
Chemotherapy drugs are powerful enough to kill rapidly growing cancer cells, but they also can harm perfectly healthy cells, causing side effects throughout the body. The Side Effects of Chemotherapy on the Body Cancer cells divide more quickly than healthy cells, and chemotherapy drugs effectively target those cells. Unfortunately, fast-growing cells that are healthy can be damaged too. There are many different chemotherapy drugs with the potential for many different side effects. These…
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CHICAGO—The role of FDG-PET/CT has been validated as a diagnostic tool for chemo brain phenomenon, which may facilitate clinical diagnosis and treatment, based on a retrospective study presented Nov. 27 at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).