induction chemotherapy

noun

Medical Definition of induction chemotherapy

: chemotherapy usually with high doses of anticancer drugs (as cisplatin or methotrexate) in the initial treatment especially of advanced cancers in order to make subsequent treatment (as surgery or radiotherapy) more effective

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“Induction chemotherapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/induction%20chemotherapy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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