Definition of Chemotherapy, adjuvant
Chemotherapy, adjuvant: Chemotherapy given after removal of a cancerous tumor to further help in treatment. Many chemotherapy drugs are most effective after the majority of the tumor has been removed.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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