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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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.
Serum samples were collected before surgery, post-surgery and after application of antineoplastic drug i.
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.
Evaluation of antineoplastic drug exposure of health care workers at three university-based US cancer centers.
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.
Amifostine for protection from antineoplastic drug toxicity.
In addition to the immunosuppressants cyclosporine or tacrolimus, all study subjects received the antineoplastic drug methotrexate.
An assessment of the effects of antineoplastic drug contamination on work surfaces (Dr.
The National Nursing Standards for Antineoplastic Drug Administration in New Zealand outline how the standards apply to all types of antineoplastic drugs.
Mice, divided into groups, received high doses of an antineoplastic drug.