lomustine


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Noun1.lomustine - an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
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NextSource bought the rights to a brain cancer drug called lomustine.
EORTC 26101 is an independent Phase III, multicenter, randomized, open-label trial, conducted by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), that evaluated the addition of Avastin to lomustine chemotherapy in 432 patients with previously treated glioblastoma.
Prior to 1999, nitrosourea-based combinations were the most commonly used chemotherapeutic agents in GBM, among which carmustine and lomustine were the most active agents.
The aim of this study was to report the first case of FCTL in Brazil and to describe the clinical signs, diagnostic procedure and therapeutic effect using lomustine and prednisolone of this rare and aggressive form of cutaneous lymphoma in cats.
Phase II trial of lomustine plus temozolomide chemotherapy in addition to radiotherapy in newly diagnosed glioblastoma: UKT-03.
There are currently 75 drugs associated with pulmonary fibrosis, including amiodarone, bleomycin, busulfan, carmustine, lomustine and nitrofurantoin.
The bird showed partial response to treatment with chlorambucil, lomustine, prednisone, L-asparaginase, and whole-body radiation, with neither evidence of adverse effects nor clinical signs of disease.
Previous case reports have described treatment with vincristine, lomustine, and prednisone, (4) vincristine alone, (12) and procarbazine, CCNU, and vincristine.
The patient underwent surgery and radiation therapy, followed by first line chemotherapy with temozolomide and second line chemotherapy with lomustine, vincristine, and procarbazin, due to disease progression.
Studies have found that about 50 percent of cats with cancerous MCTs respond to treatment with a chemotherapy drug called lomustine, Dr.
When a fourth growth appeared in a recent MRI, they switched her treatment to a drug called lomustine (CCNU), which she started on Thursday.
An oligodendroglioma with those molecular alterations has a better response to PCV (procarbazine hydrochloride, lomustine [CCNU; CeeNU], and vincristine sulfate) chemotherapy.