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Chemotherapy, Adjuvant MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Tree Number(s)
E02.186.170
E02.319.170
Unique ID
D017024
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017024
Annotation
coordinate with disease /‌drug ther and specific drug or drugs /‌ther use and other form of therapy to which this is adjuvant
Scope Note
Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
Entry Version
CHEMOTHER ADJUVANT
Entry Term(s)
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Adjuvant Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy, Adjuvant
NLM Classification #
QZ 270
Previous Indexing
Combined Modality Therapy (1984-1991)
Drug Therapy, Combination (1974-1983)
specific drug/therapeutic use (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant Preferred
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