Cancer and chemotherapy
"The literal meaning of the term chemotherapy is 'to treat with a chemical agent,' but the term generally refers to the use of potent cytotoxic (cell-killing) agents that are prescribed for some forms of cancer. These drugs not only kill tumor cells, but can destroy normal cells as well." 
"Chemotherapy is a systemic therapy; this means it affects the whole body by going through the bloodstream. The purpose of chemotherapy and other systemic treatments is to get rid of any cancer cells that may have spread from where the cancer started to another part of the body." 
- Ralph W. Moss, "Aussie Oncologists Criticize Chemotherapy," The Moss Reports (cancerdecisions.com), March 5, 2006. Also see "Cytoxic Chemotherapy Survival in Adult Malignancies," Table 1: Impact of cytotoxic chemotherapy on 5-year survival in Australian adults and Table 2: Impact of cytotoxic chemotherapy on 5-year survival in American adults."
- Ralph W. Moss, "Questioning Chemotherapy," Equinox Press 1995, ISBN 188102525X.
- Ralph W. Moss, "The Cancer Industry," Equinox Press (Revised edition) 1996, ISBN 1881025098.
- Michael C. Perry, MC, "Chemotherapy Sourcebook," Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), 2001 (3rd edition), ISBN 0781723639.
- Marcia Angell, "The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It," Random House (1st edition), 2004, ISBN 0375508465.
- Samuel S. Epstein, "Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War," Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., 2005, ISBN 0895033542.
- Ray Moynihan and Alan Cassels, "Selling Sickness: How the World's Biggest Pharmaceutical Companies Are Turning Us All into Patients," Nation Books, 2005, ISBN 1560256974.
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Chemotherapy in the Wikipedia.
- "What is chemotherapy?" BBC, January 30, 2004.
- Chemotherapy Principles, American Cancer Society.
- Cancer Chemotherapy, MedLine Plus, National Institutes of Heath.
- Chemotherapy Drugs and Side Effects and List of Chemotherapy Drugs, Chemocare.com.
Articles & Commentary
- "Success of chemotherapy tied to genetics," McGill University, May 7, 2003.
- "Adjuvant Chemotherapy For Colon Cancer Offers No Survival Benefit After 10 Years," Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Science Daily), August 9, 2004.
- Dani Veracity, "Killer cancer treatment: How toxic chemotherapy kills both cancer cells and cancer patients," NewsTarget.com, October 25, 2005.
- Joseph Gold, M.D, "THE TRUTH ABOUT HYDRAZINE SULFATE – DR. GOLD SPEAKS", Last amended: June 16, 2005.
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