adjuvant therapy

(A-joo-vunt THAYR-uh-pee)

Additional cancer treatment given after the primary treatment to lower the risk that the cancer will come back. Adjuvant therapy may include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, targeted therapy, or biological therapy.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "adjuvant therapy"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "terapia adyuvante"

Tratamiento adicional para el cáncer que se administra después del tratamiento primario para disminuir el riesgo de que el cáncer vuelva. La terapia adyuvante puede incluir quimioterapia, radioterapia, terapia con hormonas, terapia dirigida o terapia biológica.