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- n. A particular drug used in chemotherapy.
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- n. an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
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The patients -- treated with a combination of temozolomide and lomustine -- survived on average 23.1 months, while with the standard therapy the mean would have been 14.6 months, the researchers said.
The researchers combined this preparation with the drug lomustine.
However, the COG trial with 401 patients enrolled, showed that a thioguanine, procarbazine, lomustine and vincristine (TPCV) regimen was more effective than the CV regimen and resulted in a five-year event-free survival rate of nearly
The study of 401 patients found that a regimen of thioguanine, procarbazine, lomustine and vincristine (TPCV) was more effective than a carboplatin and vincristine (VC) regimen and achieved a 5-year, event-free survival rate of almost 50 percent.