antineoplastic drug


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Noun1.antineoplastic drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cellsantineoplastic 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
alkylating agent - an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
antimetabolite - an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
antineoplastic antibiotic - an antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapy
asparaginase, Elspar - antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemia
cytotoxic drug - any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells
floxuridine - antineoplastic drug used to treat some cancers; can cause loss of hair
lomustine - an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
Alkeran, melphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
periwinkle plant derivative - an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
procarbazine - an antineoplastic drug used to treat Hodgkin's disease
thioguanine - an antineoplastic drug used to treat acute leukemias
thiotepa - an antineoplastic drug used to treat certain malignancies
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Contract Awarded for 2015 32 Pen 4H Antineoplastic Drug Intake.
Aptosyn(R) (exisulind) is a selective apoptotic antineoplastic drug (SAAND), a new class of compounds discovered and being developed by Cell Pathways.
Aptosyn(R) (exisulind) is a first-generation selective apoptotic antineoplastic drug (SAAND), a new class of compounds discovered and being developed by Cell Pathways.
Thus, there is growing importance to understand how antineoplastic agents can affect the kidneys, and when and how antineoplastic drug doses may need to be reduced or discontinued.
Supervised use of natural products with cancer patients is necessary because of possible interactions which can either reduce effectiveness of antineoplastic drug agents or increase toxicity to patients via common drug metabolism pathways.
Each Part D formulary must contain at least one drug, whether brand name or generic, of "substantially all" drugs in classes where therapeutic choice is important, such as in the cancer therapy or antineoplastic drug class.
For example, in a recent analysis by Hoffman and colleagues, antineoplastic drug spending accounted for 10% of the total 2004 hospital expenditures, totaling $2,581,121,000 for nonfederal hospitals.
In addition to the immunosuppressants cyclosporine or tacrolimus, all study subjects received the antineoplastic drug methotrexate.
MOSCOW -- The investment committee of RVC Biofund has approved the investment in Andrus Reo, a recently established startup which will conduct phase III clinical trials for an antineoplastic drug in Russia and the CIS.
Mice, divided into groups, received high doses of an antineoplastic drug.
There are currently 80,000 cancer patients in the Czech Republic and this figure is expected to reach 90,100 by 2018, leading to an increase in antineoplastic drug consumption in the coming years.
Cancer therapies in particular stand out as costly drugs for hospitals and clinics, and the paper summarizes the high costs for new oncology agents that came on the market in 2012 and the top 20 antineoplastic drug expenditures in clinics in 2011 and 2012.