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Descriptor English: Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Descriptor Spanish: Quimioterapia Adyuvante
Descriptor quimioterapia adyuvante
Entry term(s) terapia farmacológica adyuvante
terapia medicamentosa adyuvante
tratamiento adyuvante de tipo medicamentoso
tratamiento farmacológico adyuvante
tratamiento medicamentoso adyuvante
Scope note: Tratamiento con medicamentos que se aplican para aumentar o estimular otra forma de tratamiento como la cirugía o la radiación. La quimioterapia adyuvante se utiliza comúnmente en el tratamiento del cáncer y puede administrarse antes o después del tratamiento primario.
Descriptor Portuguese: Quimioterapia Adjuvante
Descriptor French: Traitement médicamenteux adjuvant
Entry term(s): Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Adjuvant Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy, Adjuvant
Tree number(s): E02.186.170
E02.319.170
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017024
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.
Annotation: coordinate with disease /drug ther and specific drug or drugs /ther use and other form of therapy to which this is adjuvant
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
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
Entry Version: CHEMOTHER ADJUVANT
DeCS ID: 30193
Unique ID: D017024
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/30
Revision Date: 1993/06/29
Chemotherapy, Adjuvant - Preferred
Concept UI M0025865
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.
Preferred term Chemotherapy, Adjuvant
Entry term(s) Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Adjuvant Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy, Adjuvant



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