chemosensitivity assay

Definition / meaning of chemosensitivity assay

A laboratory test that measures the number of tumor cells that are killed by a cancer drug. The test is done after the tumor cells are removed from the body. A chemosensitivity assay may help in choosing the best drug or drugs for the cancer being treated.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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