American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Inhibiting or preventing the growth or development of malignant cells.
- adj. oncology Inhibiting the development of tumours.
- n. oncology, pharmacology Any such agent, used in chemotherapy.
- adj. used in the treatment of cancer
- n. 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
“The one duty carried out by a home IV therapy nurse with which people are most familiar is the administration of IV drugs to cancer patients; these drugs are called antineoplastic agents.”
“Many of these drugs, such as some arthritis or antineoplastic medicine, are needed by many people.”
“It has also been used to stimulate the production of granulocytes in patients receiving medication e.g., antineoplastic agents that may resuit in significant leukopenia.”
“The crude seed extract of this plant showed antineoplastic action.”
“Lenalidomide has antineoplastic activity and therefore the complications of tumor lysis syndrome may occur.”
“We focus on varying diseases relating to respiratory system, digestive system, cardio-cerebral vascular system, antineoplastic, bone diseases-modifying antirheumatic, gynecological, and refill nutrition, among others.”
“Bufalo D, Biroccio A, Trisciuoglio D, Bruno T, Floridi A, et al. (2002) Bcl-2 has differing effects on the sensitivity of breast cancer cells depending on the antineoplastic drug used.”
“A non-taxane, microtubule dynamics inhibitor, it belongs to a class of antineoplastic agents, the halichondrins, which are natural products isolated from the marine sponge Halichondria okadai.”
“Selenium's SeLECT technology is meant to create a safer, more effective and less-costly antimicrobial or antineoplastic coating meant to prevent dental facility contamination.”
“The incidence of mucositis varies with different cancer therapies, but may affect 40 - 100 % of subjects treated with certain antineoplastic agents or full body radiation.”
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