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  • n. Plural form of anthracycline.

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  • The conventional drugs, called anthracyclines, cause cumulative heart damage that prevents further use.

    The FDA and Slower Cures

  • Belgian researcher Evandro de Azambuja, however, argued that the simultaneous treatments would significantly increase the risk of heart damage, which can be a side effect of both Herceptin and a class of standard chemotherapy drugs called anthracyclines.

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  • For cancer patients, doxorubicin and other medications in the class of chemotherapy drugs called anthracyclines, can be potent tumor fighters.

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  • Pixantrone is less damaging to the heart compared to the widely used and effective class of chemo drugs called anthracyclines and has demonstrated synergistic activity when combined with Rituxan and other treatments.

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  • Anthracyclines Improve Survival In HER2-positive Breast Cancer Patients (Dec. 28, 2007) - Treatment with the class of chemotherapy drugs called anthracyclines improves survival in women with HER2-positive breast cancer who have previously had surgery, but it may not offer any benefit for ... > read more

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  • The biggest risk is believed to come from a class of drugs called anthracyclines, one of oncology’s workhorse chemotherapies that is effective against leukemia and a wide range of other cancers.

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face New Threats as Adults

  • Put simply, the kids are blasted with the highest doses of the most chemotherapy drugs they can stand — steroids and vinca alkaloids, asparaginase and anthracyclines and more.

    Curing Cancer

  • Medical experts say women who received radiation or anthracyclines should be evaluated by a cardiologist before or during early pregnancy.

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face New Threats as Adults

  • CureSearch National Childhood Cancer Foundation (CureSearch. org), a private fund-raising and patient support group, recommends that anyone treated with anthracyclines get a heart checkup every year and an initial electrocardiogram two years after completion of therapy.

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face New Threats as Adults

  • Researchers estimate that 10% of patients treated with anthracyclines eventually develop cardiomyopathy, a progressive weakening of the heart muscle that can lead to congestive heart failure.

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face New Threats as Adults

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