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Therapy

Similar term(s): treatment.

Definition:

Measures taken to treat a physical or mental disease.

First-line therapy is the first type of therapy given for a condition or disease.

Second-line therapy is the treatment that is given when initial treatment (first-line therapy) doesn't work, or stops working.

Source: based on St Jude Hospital Medical Terminology & Drug Database 

Translation(s):

Español: Terapia
Français: Thérapie
Nederlands: Therapie

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