What is chemoprotection?

What is chemoprotection? Here are some definitions.

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  1. (medicine) The protection of healthy tissue from the toxic effects of chemotherapy
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Aspirin therapy is commonly used not just for cardiovascular protection, but also for chemoprotection against cancer, he said.
Rumbel Professor for Cancer Prevention and director of LPI's Cancer Chemoprotection Program.
Activation of the nuclear receptor FXR enhances hepatocyte chemoprotection and liver tumor chemoresistance against genotoxic compounds.
We recently reported on a novel mechanism of chemoprotection by SFN in human colon cancer cells and prostate epithelial cells, namely the inhibition of histone deacetylase.
This indicates potential chemoprotection against both breast and ovarian cancer.
Chemoprotection of aflatoxin B1-induced genotoxicity and hepatic oxidative damage in rats by kolaviron, an natural biflavinoid of Garcinia kola seeds.

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