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Chemotherapy is rarely used to treat parathyroid cancer. Because parathyroid cancer is rare, there are very few clinical trials that have shown that any particular drug can successfully treat this disease.
Chemotherapy is the use of anti-cancer (cytotoxic) drugs to treat cancer. It is usually a systemic therapysystemic therapyTreatment that travels through the bloodstream to reach cells all over the body. that circulates throughout the body and destroys cancer cells, including those that may have broken away from the primary tumour.
Chemotherapy may be used:
Drugs, doses and schedules vary from person to person.
The chemotherapy drug that has been used to treat parathyroid cancer is:
Chemotherapy drugs that have been used in combination to treat parathyroid cancer are:
For more detailed information on specific drugs, go to sources of drug information.
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The Canadian Cancer Society provides helpful information about government income programs, financial resources and other resources available to families struggling to make sense of the personal financial burden they face.