All chemotherapy drugs are small molecules.
None of them use a virus.
There are some experimental cancer treatments that use a virus or part of a virus, but those therapies are called "gene therapy" rather than "chemotherapy".
What causes the reactivation of the virus?
It is believed that the reactivation is triggered when the immune system becomes weakened as a result of age, stress, fatigue , certain medications, chemotherapy, or diseases such as cancer or HIV. ...
Asked in Health
What virus is spread by men to women that cause cancer in women?
Cancer is not caused by a virus!
Asked in Viruses (biological)
How do humans use virus to treat cancer?
I have embed a video to give an idea about viral vectors used in Gene therapy and cancer therapy. The basic here is the engineered virus used as a vector is not going to be infectious, but they enter the target cell and may integrate or deliver the therapeutic molecules. ...
What medicine could cause shingles?
Shingles : is caused by a virus name varicella zoster virus (VZV), and it is the same virus cause chickenpox. After an individual has chickenpox, this virus lives dormant in the nervous system and is never fully cleared from the body. Under certain circumstances, such as emotional Stress, immune deficiency (from AIDS or Chemotherapy), or with Cancer the virus reactivates and causes shingles. so we can say that if you have chickenpox before, and you take medication that weakens you immune system (...
Does genital herpes virus cause cervical cancer?
Genital herpes virus does not cause cancer in cervix, but may contribute to it. ...
What Cancers are spread by a virus?
Liver cancer (apread by hepatitis B virus) is spread by a virus. Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cerivca cancer, as wel as some oral and anal cancers and, more rarely, cancer of the penis or vulva. ...
What is an expamle of a virus that can cause cancer in humans?
The Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
Is cancer an active or hidden virus?
Cancer is not a virus at all. Cancer is a class of diseases where cells proliferate (divide) uncontrollably. Cancer is usually caused by mutations in DNA either from carcinogens, radiation, chemicals, or infectious agents. ...