A step-by-step plan for the treatment a patient is going to receive. A treatment schedule includes the type of treatment that will be given (such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy), how it will be given (such as by mouth or by infusion), and how often it will be given (such as once a day or once a week). It also includes the amount of time between courses and the total length of treatment.
Last updated: 2015-10-07
Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)