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Related to CCNU: BCNU, lomustine, CCSU

lomustine

 [lo-mus´tēn]
a nitrosourea alkylating agent used as an antineoplastic agent in treatment of Hodgkin's disease and brain tumors, administered orally. Called also CCNU.

lo·mus·tine

(lō-mŭs'tēn),
An antineoplastic agent.
Synonym(s): CCNU

CCNU

lomustine.

ABDIC

A "salvage" chemotherapy regimen used for patients who have a disease—e.g., lymphoma—relapse after radiation therapy or chemotherapy.

CCNU

Cyclonexyl-chloroethyl-nitrosourea, lomustine Oncology A chemotherapeutic used in adjuvant therapy of high-grade astrocytomas, also used in NHL, melanoma, myeloma, GI CAs Adverse effects N&V, ↓ platelets, ↓ WBCs, 2º leukemia, pulmonary fibrosis, renal failure. See BCNU, Nitrogen mustards.

CCNU