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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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This biomarker-driven trial has been amended to enroll up to 83 patients (35 with a starting dose of 40 mg/m2; 48 with a starting dose of 30 mg/m2) to determine the potential of VAL-083 treatment to improve overall survival compared to historical reference control of 7.2 months with lomustine. As of May 5, 51 patients have been enrolled, 35 patients at a starting dose of 40 mg/m, and 16 patients at a starting dose of 30 mg/m.
6, did an exhaustive research on 289 patients diagnosed with anaplastic OD and their response to radiotherapy (RT) alone compared to RT with procarbazine, lomustine, and vincristine (PCV) chemotherapy with the conclusion that PCV with RT did not prolong survival.6 Jenkins et al.,then through sequencing and following up 119 patients, predicted a better overall survival of approximately one year for patients with low grade OD featuring 1p/19q co-deletion or translocation, especially those who received higher doses of RT.7 Van den Brent et al., also conducted a major study in 2006 with a total of 368 patients with anaplastic OD enrolled and followed up for a median of 60 months.8
Kotb, Interactions of an anticancer drug lomustine with single and double stranded DNA at physiological conditions analyzed by electrochemical and spectroscopic methods, J.
Single-agent bevacizumab or lomustine versus a combination of bevacizumab plus lomustine in patients with recurrent glioblastoma (BELOB trial): A randomised controlled phase 2 trial.
There are numerous cytotoxic chemotherapy agents associated with NEH, including bleomycin, chlorambucil, cyclophosphamide, cytarabine, doxorubicin, lomustine, mitoxantrone, topotecan, vincristine, cetuximab, carbamazepine, and azathioprine (20-24).
Rescue medications may include lomustine, cyclophosphamide, or vincristine.
Several chemotherapy drugs like Vincristine, Lomustine, combination of Vinblastine, Cyclophosphamide and Prednisone or Vinblastine and Lomustine or Vinblastine and Prednisone had been used in mast cell tumors with different success rate (Thamm et al., 1999).
Lomustine and vincristine were the most frequently used chemotherapeutic agents for these patients (Fig 1).
Other poor prognostic factors for fertility include a hypothalamic-pituitary radiation dose greater than 30 Gy, an ovarian-uterine radiation dose greater than 5 Gy, summed alkylating agent dose score of 3 to 4 for each agent, and treatment with lomustine or cyclophosphamide.
NextSource bought the rights to a brain cancer drug called lomustine. They then decided in Dec.