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  • noun Plural form of chemotherapist.

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Examples

  • Like lunatic cartographers, chemotherapists frantically drew and redrew their strategies to annihilate cancer.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Radiotherapists, chemotherapists, and surgeons fought viciously for power and information.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • If cancer chemotherapists were generally considered outsiders by the medical community in the 1950s, then Min Chiu Li was an outsider even among outsiders.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • But the success of mustard gas in killing cancer cells had boosted the confidence of early chemotherapists.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The ominous toppling of radical surgery off its pedestal may have given cancer chemotherapists some pause for reckoning.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • So, just as a generation of radical surgeons had once shuttered the blinds around itself and pushed the discipline to its terrifying limits, so, too, did a generation of radical chemotherapists.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • More drugs produce more toxicity without producing cures, as the radical chemotherapists discovered to their despair in the 1980s.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • By the mid-1960s, as radical surgery became increasingly embattled, most breast surgeons had begun to view chemotherapists as estranged rivals that could not be trusted with anything, least of all improving surgical outcomes.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • By 1979, the NCI had recognized twenty so-called Comprehensive Cancer Centers spread across the nation—hospitals with large wards dedicated exclusively to cancer—run by specialized teams of surgeons and chemotherapists and supported by psychiatrists, pathologists, radiologists, social workers, and ancillary staff.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • As trial after trial of chemotherapy and surgery failed to chisel down the mortality rate for advanced cancers, a generation of surgeons and chemotherapists, unable to cure patients, began to learn or relearn the art of caring for patients.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

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