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- n. A particular drug used in chemotherapy.
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He was also given estramustine, which is developed from mustard gas and is a combination of mercury and oestrogen.
Docetaxel and estramustine compared with mitoxantrone and prednisone for advanced refractory prostate cancer.
Specifically there was excess thromboembolic toxicity thought to be related to the chemotherapy regimen, and most likely the agent estramustine.
A chemotherapy regimen of paclitaxel, estramustine, and etoposide was utilized.
Slide 55: Clinical Indications New Treatment Strategies • Akerley et al. (2002): - Hormone-refractory prostate cancer patients using estramustine and vinblastine combined with Sr-89 - The addition of Sr-89 to chemotherapy and its repeated administration is safe and effective.