Metronomic cancer therapy

Metronomic therapy

Stem Cell Regeneration Center cancer, Glossary

Metronomic therapy refers to the administration of low, continuous, and regular doses of certain drugs (often chemotherapeutic agents) without extended rest periods. This dosing strategy stands in contrast to the more traditional “maximum-tolerated dose” approach, where high doses of chemotherapy are given with intervening rest periods to allow for patient recovery from side effects. Features and benefits of metronomic chemotherapy: …