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The doctor is talking about neoadjuvant therapy. What is this?

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Dr. Scott Adams
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Add. therapy first

Neoadjuvant therapy involves giving an initial form of therapy before the main therapy in order to improve the overall outcome.
For example, chemotherapy may be given first prior to resection of a tumor to improve the chances of a complete resection.

In brief: Add. therapy first

Neoadjuvant therapy involves giving an initial form of therapy before the main therapy in order to improve the overall outcome.
For example, chemotherapy may be given first prior to resection of a tumor to improve the chances of a complete resection.
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