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Types of Chemo

5-Fluorouracil (5-FU)
5-Fluorouracil (5-FU)

Other Names: 5-fluorouracil , 5-FU Fluorouracil is the generic name for the trade name drug Adrucil®. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Adrucil® when referring to the generic drug name fluorouracil. Drug type: Fluorouracil is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug.

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Abraxane (Chemical Name: Albumin-Bound or nab-Paclitaxel)
Abraxane (Chemical Name: Albumin-Bound or nab-Paclitaxel)

Brand name: Abraxane Chemical name: Albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel Class: Taxane chemotherapy.Taxol and Taxotere are other taxanes.. How it works: Taxanes interfere with the ability of cancer cells to divide. Uses: Abraxane typically is used to treat advanced-stage breast cancer and usually is given: in combination with other chemotherapy medicines; after other chemotherapy medicines given ...

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Adriamycin (Chemical Name: Doxorubicin)
Adriamycin (Chemical Name: Doxorubicin)

Brand name: Adriamycin. Chemical name: Doxorubicin. Class: Anthracycline chemotherapy. Doxil, daunorubicin, Ellence, and mitoxantrone are other anthracyclines. How it works: Anthracyclines kill cancer cells by damaging their genes and interfering with their reproduction. Uses: Adriamycin usually is given in combination with other chemotherapy medicines.

Anthracyclines, Such as Doxorubicin
Anthracyclines, Such as Doxorubicin

Various other strategies to prevent the cardiotoxicity of anthracyclines are also being employed that include change in administration of the drugs, limiting the overall dosage, encapsulation into liposomes, combination treatment, use of cardioprotectors and synthesis of modified anthracyclines [5].

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Carboplatin (Brand Name: Paraplatin)
Carboplatin (Brand Name: Paraplatin)

Lists the various brand names available for medicines containing carboplatin. Find information on carboplatin use, treatment, drug class and molecular formula.

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Carboplatin (Paraplatin)
Carboplatin (Paraplatin)

Trade name: Paraplatin ® Drug type: Carboplatin is an anticancer drug ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. Carboplatin is classified as an "alkylating agent." What Carboplatin Is Used For: Carboplatin is used to treat ovarian cancer.

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Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)

Cyclophosphamide is the generic name for the trade name drug Cytoxan or Neosar. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Cytoxan or Neosar when referring to the generic drug name cyclophosphamide.

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Cytoxan (Chemical Name: Cyclophosphamide)
Cytoxan (Chemical Name: Cyclophosphamide)

The chemical name for cyclophosphamide is 2-[bis(2-chloroethyl)amino]tetrahydro-2H-1,3,2-oxazaphosphorine 2-oxide monohydrate, and has the following structural formula: Cyclophosphamide has a molecular formula of C 7 H 15 Cl 2 N 2 O 2 P•H 2 O and a molecular weight of 279.1.

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Daunorubicin (Brand Names: Cerubidine, DaunoXome)
Daunorubicin (Brand Names: Cerubidine, DaunoXome)

Find information on daunorubicin use, treatment, drug class and molecular formula. Lists the various brand names available for medicines containing daunorubicin. Find information on daunorubicin use, treatment, drug class and molecular formula.

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Doxil (Chemical Name: Doxorubicin)
Doxil (Chemical Name: Doxorubicin)

Doxil is given by injection through a vein (intravenously, by IV). Doxil is an irritant. An irritant is a chemical that can cause inflammation of the vein through which it is given. If Doxil escapes from the vein it can cause tissue damage. The nurse or doctor who gives Doxil must be carefully trained.

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Paclitaxel (Taxol ®)
Paclitaxel (Taxol ®)

Paclitaxel is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. Paclitaxel is classified as a "plant alkaloid," a "taxane" and an "antimicrotubule agent." (For more detail, see "How Paclitaxel Works" section below).

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Paclitaxel and Carboplatin Chemotherapy (Taxol/Carbo)
Paclitaxel and Carboplatin Chemotherapy (Taxol/Carbo)

Paclitaxel and carboplatin (Taxol/Carbo) chemotherapy Paclitaxel (Taxol ®) and carboplatin (also known as Taxol/Carbo), is a chemotherapy treatment used to treat different cancers including ovarian, womb and lung cancer.

PCV Chemotherapy
PCV Chemotherapy

The name PCV comes from the initials of the chemotherapy drugs used in the treatment. The drugs are: P - procarbazine; C - lomustine (also known as CCNU ®) V - vincristine (Onocovin ®). How PCV is givenBack to top. You usually have PCV in the chemotherapy day unit. A chemotherapy nurse will give it to you.

Pemetrexed (Alimta ®)
Pemetrexed (Alimta ®)

Alimta is the trade name for generic drug name Pemetrexed. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Alimta when referring to the generic drug name Pemetrexed. Drug type: Pemetrexed is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug.

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Pemetrexed and Carboplatin
Pemetrexed and Carboplatin

Pemetrexed and carboplatin is a combination chemotherapy treatment used to treat mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer.

Pemetrexed and Cisplatin Chemotherapy
Pemetrexed and Cisplatin Chemotherapy

Pemetrexed and cisplatin chemotherapy is a treatment used to treat mesothelioma and non-small cell lung cancer.

Pentostatin (Nipent ®)
Pentostatin (Nipent ®)

Pentostatin is the generic name for the trade name drug Nipent. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Nipent when referring to the generic drug name pentostatin. Drug Type: Pentostatin is an anti-cancer ("anti-neoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug.

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Pertuzumab, Trastuzumab and Docetaxel
Pertuzumab, Trastuzumab and Docetaxel

Pertuzumab, trastuzumab and docetaxel is a chemotherapy treatment used to treat breast cancer that has spread or has come back in the same breast but can’t be treated with surgery.

Taxanes, Such as Paclitaxel
Taxanes, Such as Paclitaxel

Taxol belongs to a class of chemotherapy drugs called plant alkaloids. Plant alkaloids are made from plants. The vinca alkaloids are made from the periwinkle plant (catharanthus rosea). The taxanes are made from the bark of the Pacific Yew tree (taxus).

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