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chemotherapy
treatment of malignancies, infections, and other diseases with chemical agents that destroy selected cells of impair their ability to reproduce
radiation therapy
treatment of neoplastic disease by using ionizing radiation to deter proliferation of malignant cells
sclerotherapy
use of sclerosing agents in treating diseases
ultraviolet therapy
use of ultraviolet light to promote healing of skin lesion
anesthetic
drug that temporarily blocks transmission of nerve conduction to produce a loss of sensation
antibiotic
drug that kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms
antifungal
drug that kills or prevents