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Descriptor in English: Combined Modality Therapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Terapia Combinada
Descriptor in Portuguese: Terapia Combinada
Descriptor in French: Association thérapeutique
Entry term(s): Combined Modality Therapies
Modality Therapies, Combined
Modality Therapy, Combined
Multimodal Treatment
Multimodal Treatments
Therapies, Combined Modality
Therapy, Combined Modality
Treatment, Multimodal
Treatments, Multimodal
Tree number(s): E02.186
Scope note: The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
Annotation: almost never IM; coordinate disease term with specific ther qualif (IM) + specific ther (IM or NIM): TN 6; for combined ther of drugs DRUG COMBINATIONS or DRUG THERAPY, COMBINATION is available, for combined anticancer ther ANTINEOPLASTIC COMBINED CHEMOTHERAPY PROTOCOLS is available; CHEMOTHERAPY, ADJUVANT is also available; Manual 24.4.2.2+
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
History Note: 84
See also the descriptors: Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols MeSH
DeCS UI: 3162
Descriptor UI: D003131
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/06/10
Revision Date: 2001/08/03
Combined Modality Therapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0004847
Scope note The treatment of a disease or condition by several different means simultaneously or sequentially. Chemoimmunotherapy, RADIOIMMUNOTHERAPY, chemoradiotherapy, cryochemotherapy, and SALVAGE THERAPY are seen most frequently, but their combinations with each other and surgery are also used.
Preferred term Combined Modality Therapy
Entry term(s) Combined Modality Therapies
Modality Therapies, Combined
Modality Therapy, Combined
Multimodal Treatment
Multimodal Treatments
Therapies, Combined Modality
Therapy, Combined Modality
Treatment, Multimodal
Treatments, Multimodal



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