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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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He released his first semi-autobiographical novel, Fear of Hat Loss in Las Vegas in 2010 and his first US-released CD, Pompously Lecturing Americans, has just gone on sale.
When SNP council leader Roddy McCuish finally bowed to pressure, he announced pompously there was "no place for censorship in this council" - words he followed with another daft attack on the "abusive" Daily Record.
The ceremonial occasion was held at the VIP lounge of the Bole Airport with the Ethiopian B767-300 ALO flaunting the livery of Star Alliance pompously and the debut parking of B787 Dreamliner in the tarmac of the African country and manifesting the symbols of the highest industry standards and brilliance in the aviation industry.
TELLY But they were quickly dashed - within two minutes of the drama starting, when Tara Fitzgerald, aka forensic pathologist Dr Eve Lockhart, pompously promised in a pretentious voiceover to "unlock the mechanism of your murder".
Alfassa said, "The Bulgarian government continues to pompously promote the fact that they "saved" (did not deport) one group of Jews (50 000), while not disclosing the fact they indeed deported another group of Jews (13 000).
Brownlee's acting was overshadowed by that of Nicola Alaimo, who commanded the stage as Dandini, pompously strutting about Il Duce-like, replete with an embonpoint that demonstrated he could eat for four.
Anyway why are people allowed to pompously reserve seats on a train when bus passengers just sit where they can or hang on to the pole?
Pompously, the "quack" doctor peers through a looking glass pretentiously analyzing with capricious tergiversations.
Remember the 1940s filmabout the soldierwho feels so pompously superior that he cannot admit the truth?
These worldly dignitaries' pompously set targets for 2050, when they won't be around then anyway, but in the meantime can't even aspire to conform to the Kyoto accord.
These monuments will soon be unveiled pompously and with vulgar political arrogance and the public will have the job of assessing the damage.
When will the Vatican hierarchy stop pompously putting down its women--not just nuns, but all Catholic women?