Skip to Content


Pronunciation: kē′mō-thār′ă-pē

Definition: Treatment of disease by means of chemical substances or drugs; usually used in reference to neoplastic disease.

See Also: pharmacotherapy

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.