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Salvage Therapy

"Salvage Therapy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
A therapeutic approach, involving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, after initial regimens have failed to lead to improvement in a patient's condition. Salvage therapy is most often used for neoplastic diseases.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Salvage Therapy" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Salvage Therapy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.