induction therapy

noun

: the initial therapy used when treating a disease
specifically : induction chemotherapy
To improve this grim prognosis, we attempted to establish a more effective induction therapy, resulting in an increased rate of complete remission … H. C. Kluin-Nelemans et al., The New England Journal of Medicine

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“Induction therapy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/induction%20therapy. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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