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  • noun An anthracycline antibiotic drug used in cancer chemotherapy.

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  • But Ted's history of heart trouble meant he couldn't take one of the drugs, called adriamycin, which can cause heart damage.

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  • Drugs such as adriamycin, taxol, cisplatin, and 5FU are a few of the most common medicines used to help abate the side effect symptoms.

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  • For the past decade, a modified chemotherapy regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide, vincristine, procarbazine and prednisone (COPP), together with adriamycin, bleomycin and vinblastine (ABV) has been used to treat patients with HD.

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  • All of is difficult acetylcysteine scientific discovery adriamycin influenza.

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  • I had the opportunity to watch the finest at Sloan Kettering apply their nostrums - FDA approved drugs such as metatrexate and adriamycin and “compassionate” exemption drugs like mitomycin.

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  • For instance, certain drugs such as the potentially heart-toxic chemotherapy drug adriamycin can be given in one-half to one-third the normal dosage when the patient drinks one glass of grapefruit juice a day.

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  • Maybe I've seen too many children die too slowly being fed too much hope while we infused them with vincristine and adriamycin and other chemicals that require gloves to handle.

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  • For instance, certain drugs such as the potentially heart-toxic chemotherapy drug adriamycin can be given in one-half to one-third the normal dosage when the patient drinks one glass of grapefruit juice a day.

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  • Therapy using a combination of drugs—especially the combinations called CA (cyclophosphamide and adriamycin) and a taxane (taxol or taxotere)—gave better results in studies than one drug used alone.

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  • The women had been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer, and their treatments had included lumpectomy, radiation therapy and chemotherapy with cytoxan and adriamycin for one to four years before they broke a hip.

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