• By Laurel J. Kelly

Living With Cancer: What is chemotherapy?

June 23, 2017

chemotherapy medications scattered on a piece of paper by the word ChemotherapyChemotherapy: An overview
Chemotherapy is a drug treatment that uses powerful chemicals to kill fast-growing cells in your body. It's most often used to treat cancer, since cancer cells grow and multiply much more quickly than most cells in the body. Learn more about the different types of chemotherapy, and the risks and side effects associated with this treatment.

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