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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Quimioterapia citotóxica

Cytotoxic chemotherapy (SY-toh-TOK-sik KEE-moh-THAYR-uh-pee)
Anticancer drugs that kill cells, especially cancer cells.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.