Alkeran

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Noun1.Alkeran - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignanciesAlkeran - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
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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Our proprietary Melphalan Hydrochloride for Injection for use with the Delcath Hepatic Delivery System (Melphalan/HDS) is designed to administer high-dose chemotherapy to the liver while controlling systemic exposure.
Once the liver is isolated, the chemosaturation system delivers high-concentration chemotherapy, such as melphalan hydrochloride, directly to the liver.
With a broad indication for the administration of melphalan hydrochloride to the liver, the Hepatic CHEMOSAT Delivery System may ultimately fulfill an annual unmet clinical need for as many as 100,000 patients in Europe with cancers in the liver and the number is rising.