central nervous system sanctuary therapy

CNS sanctuary therapy. Chemotherapy or radiation therapy given to the central nervous system (CNS) as a preventive treatment. It is given to kill cancer cells that may be in the brain and spinal cord, even though no cancer has been detected there. Also called CNS sanctuary therapy, central nervous system prophylaxis, and CNS prophylaxis.

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