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induction therapy


Medical Definition of induction therapy

  1. :  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, 9 Aug. 2012

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