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Acronym for Purinethol (6-mercaptopurine), Oncovin (vincristine sulfate), methotrexate, and prednisone, a cancer chemotherapy regimen.


an abbreviation for a combination drug regimen used in the treatment of cancer, containing three antineoplastics, Purinethol (mercaptopurine), Oncovin (vincristine sulfate), methotrexate, and predniSONE (a glucocorticoid).

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Q. help with tingling in the hands amd numness

A. I have experienced the same conditions in the past on numerous occasions. The malady, more than likely, is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. You should consult a neurologist for a diagnosis.

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Humans retain their animal instincts, opportunism, pomposity, cunning, lust, cruelty, violence, greed, killing, etc.
Harry explains those skits are about "the absurd pomposity of so many rock stars.
This is especially the case with Paul Richmond as the na-ve Frederic (he is also a fine tenor singer) and Bruce Merlin, who brings a sonorous pomposity to the role of the Pirate King.
The unusual one-of-"a-kind programming concept is dubbed "Arts and Roots Radio," and it's designed to be intriguing, educational and free of Top 10 cliches, "mindless chatter and opinionated pomposity," as the station would have it.
Writing humorous sci-fi has never been an easy task because the genre lends itself to pomposity.
And a sad farewell also to another man who made us smile so often by pointing out the absurdities of life and puncturing pretension, intolerance, dogma and pomposity at every opportunity - one of the finest comic observers of the age, Dave Allen.
Real life always comes along and takes a fat bite out of their pomposity.
On the other hand, Previn moves the two coronation marches along with a nice, light touch, leaving Crown Imperial as refreshingly free of pomposity as it can be.
Trollope's eye is acute and her wit can be devilish, but--writing to earn money--she occasionally succumbs to the Victorian taste for pomposity and sentimentality.
His pomposity and grand-standing self-importance were jaw-dropping.
Behind the glass, offices, laboratories and conference rooms look south (away from the sun) over a new piazza towards the nineteenth-century pomposity of the exhibition building.