If surgical removal of a tumor is the primary therapy, then chemotherapy or radiation therapy is considered adjuvant therapy.
Women with breast cancer may benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or both.
The book is divided into five short chapters that cover coping with the diagnosis of cancer, surgical treatments, adjuvant therapies, and ongoing recovery.
However, this trial suggests that use of high doses of antioxidants as adjuvant therapy might compromise radiation treatment efficacy.
Three patients received no adjuvant treatment, and no information on adjuvant therapy was available for the remaining 4 patients.
A well-known practical application of this observation is the use of microbe-derived adjuvants to increase antibody responses.
Recently, there has been a great deal of interest in biologic agents as potential adjuvants in the treatment of chronic wounds.
Natural oils may turn out to be valuable adjuvants or even replacements for many anti-germicidals under a variety of conditions.
The products use a large amount of organisms and adjuvants such as aluminum hydroxide or oil to produce a sufficient immune response.
New TB adjuvants (enhancers of the immune response) have been studied.