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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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24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NextSource BioTechnology, LLC, (NSB), an emerging Specialty Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Marketing Company focused on Consolidating, Re-Branding and Launching "Matured & Orphan Drugs," has announced its most recent product Lomustine (CCNU), formerly known as CeeNu by Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), which has officially been removed from the U.
NextSource Biotechnology recently re-introduced the Lomustine (CCNU) product formally known as CeeNu through an exclusive manufacturing partnership with CordenPharma, Latina.
The current therapeutic options including TMZ, Gliadel (carmustine wafers), Avastin and nitrosoureas such as BCNU (carmustine), CeeNU (lomustine) and ACNU (nimustine) have been moderately successful in serving the market demand.