Cancer is defined as as uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in the body which leads to severe complications and even loss of life. Cancer can effect many different parts and thus there are different types of cancers. Chemotherapy can be defines as âThe treatment of disease by the use of chemical substances, especially the treatment of cancer by cytotoxic and other drugs. Cancer was first treated in 20th century with a lot of side effects and less efficient treatment . As Time has passed Chemotherapy evolved as the best way to treat Cancer regardless the type of cancer. In chemotherapy anti-neoplastic agents are used to treat cancer depending on the type cancer.
Research is extensively based on Chemotherapy to discover novel methods to enhance the efficiency and to lower the side effects. Research results are published in Journals. Journals can be rated based on the impact factor given by standard organizations. Impact factor is provided to a journal based on the average number of citations to the recently published articles in the journal. Impact factor helps to compare different journals and helps to choose a journal for publication of the manuscript.
Last date updated on May, 2014