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Chemoradiotherapy Adjuvant -- See Also Chemotherapy, Adjuvant


Drug therapy given to augment or stimulate some other form of treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy. Adjuvant chemotherapy is commonly used in the therapy of cancer and can be administered before or after the primary treatment.
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Chemotactic Factors -- See Also Pheromones


Chemical substances, excreted by an organism into the environment, that elicit behavioral or physiological responses from other organisms of the same species. Perception of these chemical signals may be olfactory or by contact.
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Chemotherapy -- See Drug Therapy


The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.
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Chemotherapy Adjuvant   2
Chen Pauline W 1964 : Chen, Pauline W.,  2007 1
Chen Pauline W 1964 Personal Narratives : Chen, Pauline W.,  2008 1
 

Chenia -- See Kenya


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Cheorchia -- See Georgia


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  Chernobyl Nuclear Accident -- 2 Related Mesh Subjects   2
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident   2
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident Republic Of Belarus Interview : Aleksievich, Svetlana,  2005 1
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident Republic Of Belarus Personal Narratives : Aleksievich, Svetlana,  2005 1
 

Chest Pain -- See Also Angina Pectoris


The symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the MYOCARDIUM exceed that supplied by the CORONARY CIRCULATION.
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Chest Pain   2010 1
Chevron Corporation   2009 1
Chevrontexaco Firm   2009 1
 

Chewing -- See Mastication


The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
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Chewing Tobacco -- See Tobacco, Smokeless


Any product of NICOTIANA TABACUM that is not smoked but is either inhaled through the nose, chewed, or stored in cheek pouches.
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Chi -- See Qi


The vital life force in the body, supposedly able to be regulated by acupuncture. It corresponds roughly to the Greek pneuma, the Latin spiritus, and the ancient Indian prana. The concept of life-breath or vital energy was formulated as an indication of the awareness of man, originally directed externally toward nature or society but later turned inward to the self or life within. (From Comparison between Concepts of Life-Breath in East and West, 15th International Symposium on the Comparative History of Medicine - East and West, August 26-September 3, 1990, Shizuoka, Japan, pp. ix-x)
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Chi Kung -- See Qigong


An ancient Chinese system of postures, exercises, breathing techniques, and meditations designed to improve and enhance the body's QI.
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Chicago   3
Chicago Adolescent : Cisneros, Sandra.  1991 1
Chicago Aged : Welfare Council of Metropolitan Chicago.  1952 1
Chicago Blackhawks Hockey Team History Juvenile Literature : Rennie, Ross.  1989 1
Chicago Breast Feeding Illinois : Wolf, Jacqueline H.  2001 1
Chicago Child : Kotlowitz, Alex.  1992 1
Chicago Cubs Baseball Team History Juvenile Literature : Rothaus, James R.  1987 1
Chicago Emergency Service Hospital   2
Chicago Infant Welfare History Illinois : Wolf, Jacqueline H.  2001 1
Chicago Mexican Americans : Cisneros, Sandra.  1991 1
Chicago Physicians   2
Chicago Public Housing : Kotlowitz, Alex.  1992 1
Chicago Social Conditions   2
Chicago Social Work : Addams, Jane,  1910 1
 

Chicanos -- See Mexican Americans


Persons living in the United States of Mexican descent.
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Chickenpox Virus -- See Herpesvirus 3, Human


The type species of VARICELLOVIRUS causing CHICKENPOX (varicella) and HERPES ZOSTER (shingles) in humans.
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Chickens   2
Chid Development : Berk, Laura E.  1995 1
 

Chih Ya -- See Acupressure


A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
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  Child -- 2 Related Mesh Subjects   2
Child   1037
Child Abandoned : Smith, Wes,  2001 1
 

Child Abuse -- See Also Shaken Baby Syndrome


Brain injuries resulted from vigorous shaking of an infant or young child held by the chest, shoulders, or extremities causing extreme cranial acceleration. It is characterized by the intracranial and intraocular hemorrhages with no evident external trauma. Serious cases may result in death.
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Child Abuse   62
 

Child Abuse Adult Survivors -- See Adult Survivors of Child Abuse


Persons who were child victims of violence and abuse including physical, sexual, or emotional maltreatment.
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Child Abuse Australia : Turnell, Andrew.  1999 1
Child Abuse Biography : Rymer, Russ.  1993 1
Child Abuse California : Giovannoni, Jeanne M.  1979 1
Child Abuse Congresses   2
Child Abuse Diagnosis   3
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