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Old-Style Chemo Is Still a Mainstay in the Age of Targeted Cancer Therapy

March 14, 2017

(NPR) – Chemotherapy remains one of the mainstays of cancer treatment, but these harsh drugs are slowly being edged aside in medical research, as new treatments, like immunotherapy, grab the spotlight. Still, this is not the end of the road for chemotherapy. For one thing, doctors are coming to realize that some of these drugs are useful for more than just killing cancer cells.

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