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Descriptor in English: Maintenance Chemotherapy
Descriptor in Spanish: Quimioterapia de Mantención
Descriptor in Portuguese: Quimioterapia de Manutenção
Descriptor in French: Chimiothérapie de maintenance
Entry term(s): Chemotherapies, Maintenance
Chemotherapy, Maintenance
Maintenance Chemotherapies
Tree number(s): E02.319.509
Scope note: Treatment designed to help prevent a relapse of a disease following the successful primary treatments (INDUCTION CHEMOTHERAPY and CONSOLIDATION CHEMOTHERAPY) with a long-term low-dose drug therapy.
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: 2012
See also the descriptors: Administration, Metronomic MeSH
DeCS UI: 54685
Descriptor UI: D060046
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/06/24
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Maintenance Chemotherapy - Preferred
Concept UI M0552677
Scope note Treatment designed to help prevent a relapse of a disease following the successful primary treatments (INDUCTION CHEMOTHERAPY and CONSOLIDATION CHEMOTHERAPY) with a long-term low-dose drug therapy.
Preferred term Maintenance Chemotherapy
Entry term(s) Chemotherapies, Maintenance
Chemotherapy, Maintenance
Maintenance Chemotherapies



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