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Systemic therapy

Thbis refers to treatment that reaches all around the body. Chemotherapy and hormonal therapy are two very good examples of systemic therapy; both reach all parts of the body and treat cancer wherever it may be.

By contrast, radiotherapy and surgery are both local forms of therapy as they only treat cancer in the vicinity of where they are applied.
 

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