Chemotherapy is used to cure cancer completely when used alone or chemotherapy can help other therapies, such as radiotherapy or surgery have more effective result Chemotherapy is also used to prevent reoccurrence of cancer or delay the growth of cancerous cells and also to relieve the symptoms of cancer. Chemotherapy drugs interfere with a cancer cell's ability to divide and reproduce. Active ingredients used in Chemotherapy enter into the bloodstream to attack cancer cells throughout the body. As drugs used in chemotherapy are potent number of adverse effects occur such as alopecia, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, hearing impairment, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, loss of apetite, cognitive impairment, libido etc. Continuous research is carried out in this field to reduce all the side effects. Research findings can be published in the form of article which is well written in a proper format. There are different types of articles which are differentiated according to the format that they follow. Research, review, case report, commentary are few type of articles. Research article is focused on the novel findings while review deals with the summary of the available information on the topic chosen in the article.
Last date updated on June, 2014