adjunctive therapy

adjunctive therapy
Another treatment used together with the primary treatment. Its purpose is to assist the primary treatment. Also called adjunct therapy.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать реферат

Look at other dictionaries:

  • adjunctive — 1. adjective a) forming an adjunct b) additional; neither basic nor primary: adjunctive therapy 2. noun a) a connector joining two components of the same weight, such as a …   Wiktionary

  • adjunctive — ad·junc·tive ə jəŋ(k) tiv, a adj involving the medical use of an adjunct <adjunctive therapy> ad·junc·tive·ly adv …   Medical dictionary

  • Chelation therapy — is the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body. For the most common forms of heavy metal intoxication those involving lead, arsenic or mercury the standard of care in the United States dictates the use of… …   Wikipedia

  • enzyme therapy — in complementary medicine, the oral administration of proteolytic enzymes for the purpose of improving immune system function; used for a wide variety of disorders, including trauma, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, and viral infection, and as… …   Medical dictionary

  • adjunct therapy — Another treatment used together with the primary treatment. Its purpose is to assist the primary treatment. Also called adjunctive therapy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Adventure therapy — as a distinct and separate form of therapeutic process has only been prominent for less than 40 years. Influences from a variety of learning and psychological theories have contributed to the complex theoretical combination within adventure… …   Wikipedia

  • Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer — Neutron Capture Therapy (NCT) is a noninvasive therapeutic modality for treating locally invasive malignant tumors such as primary brain tumors and recurrent head and neck cancer. It is a two step procedure: first, the patient is injected with a… …   Wikipedia

  • Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy — Drolet s 1990 Rhumart System, a PEMF device. Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy (PEMFT), also called Pulsed Magnetic Therapy, is a reparative technique most commonly used in the field of orthopedics for the treatment of non union fractures,… …   Wikipedia

  • Ozone therapy — Ozone in the stratosphere deflects harmful solar radiation, but ground level ozone has well studied and cumulative deleterious health effects.[1][2] The use of ozone therapy is advocated as a form of alternative medicine but there is no… …   Wikipedia

  • Chronic periodontitis — is a common disease of the oral cavity consisting of chronic inflammation of the periodontal tissues that is caused by accumulation of profuse amounts of dental plaque. Chronic periodontitis Classification and external resources ICD 10 K05.3 ICD… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”