Oncology

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Oncology

The branch of medicine that deals with tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Cytotoxic therapy or Chemotherapy

This form of treatment employs drugs that destroy rapidly growing cancer cells. Cytotoxic drugs are useful in the treatment of many forms of cancer.

A free online resource for Chemotherapy regimens is Oncowiki.