cytotoxic drug

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Noun1.cytotoxic drug - any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells
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
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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The antibody is thought to specifically target and deliver the cytotoxic drug to the cancer cells.
These reports relate to exposure occurring prior to the introduction of cytotoxic drug handling guidelines.
The advantage of this is that the cytotoxic drug is liberated already in the surrounding of the tumour and therefore also reaches sites of the tumour, which are not accessible with conventional macromolecules.
This is a major milestone for Oasmia, since Paccal Vet is the first parenteral cytotoxic drug being examined to treat malignant skin cancer in dogs, the company said.
A 1996 study published in the Archives of Environmental Health found that the cytotoxic drug methotrexate was present in urine samples of nurses who'd been caring for chemotherapy patients.
arjuna against all tested cancer cell lines was arjunic acid, however it was five times less cytotoxic than the cytotoxic drug vinblastine on cancerous liver cells.
The therapeutic is a cytotoxic drug or isotope, or an immunomodulator.
Mr Houlder said Mr Jowett was injected with a cytotoxic drug, which kills cells and is almost always fatal when injected into the spine instead of the vein.
Mr Houlder said Mr Jowett, of Keyworth, Notts, was injected with the cytotoxic drug vincristine, which kills cells and is almost always fatal when injected into the spine.
Denny, a world-renowned expert in cytotoxic drug discovery," concluded Dr.
5) Many have recently expanded their capabilities; since 2006, the market research firm reports that more than 100 investments involving the addition of new facilities and or expansion of existing capacities have been made, and over 15% of CMOs/CDMOs have established comprehensive services in order to support both HPAPI and formulated cytotoxic drug manufacturing.
The Phase 1b trial is a dose escalation trial of Interlaced Therapy[TM] -- using Tau's first product candidate mibefradil sequentially administered with a cytotoxic drug -- in patients with recurrent high-grade glioma.

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