Adriamycin


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Adriamycin

 [a″dre-ah-mi´sin]
trademark for preparations of doxorubicin, an antineoplastic antibiotic.

dox·o·ru·bi·cin

(doks'ō-rū'bi-sin),
An antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius; also used in cytogenetics to produce Q-type chromosome bands.
Synonym(s): adriamycin

Adriamycin

/Adri·a·my·cin/ (a″dre-ah-mi´sin) trademark for preparations of doxorubicin hydrochloride.

Adriamycin

(ā′drē-ə-mī′sən)
A trademark for the drug doxorubicin.

Adriamycin

An anthracycline antibiotic with antineoplastic activity, which is used to treat haematologic malignancies, especially leukaemias, but also carcinomas and solid tumours (for which it is not particularly effective); its efficacy is hampered by cardiotoxicity that increases as the cumulative dose passes 500 mg/mm3.
Adverse effects Nausea, vomiting, neutropenia; about one-fourth of Adriamycin-treated patients develop late cardiac abnormalities once the cumulative dose passes 450 mg/mm2 including cardiac failure, dysrhythmia and sudden death; post-mortem examination of the heart reveals myocardial fibrosis.

adriamycin

Doxorubicin HCl Oncology An anthracycline antibiotic with antineoplastic activity, used to treat both leukemia and solid tumors; its efficacy is hampered by cardiotoxicity that ↑ as the cumulative dose passes 500 mg/mm3

Adriamycin

Doxorubicin. An anticancer drug which acts by interfering with cell division.

adriamycin,

n an antineoplastic agent used in cancer treatment.

adriamycin

doxorubicin.
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The study showed that those who took a combination of Adriamycin, Herceptin and chemotherapy drugs Carboplatin and Taxotere had a five-year survival rate of 92%, while 91% of those who took Herceptin, Carboplatin and Taxotere, but no Adriamycin, were still alive after five years.
A comparison of cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin, and 5-fluorouracil (CAF) and cyclophosphamide, methotrexate, 5-fluorouracil, vincristine, and prednisone (CMFVP) in patients with advanced breast cancer.
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Phase II evaluation of adriamycin in human neoplasia.
As re-induction, she received ARA-C, adriamycin and IT ARA-C/MTX.
But the black cohosh significantly increased the cells' responses to both Adriamycin and Taxotere.
Enhancing effects of green tea components on the anti-tumor activity of adriamycin against M5076 ovarian carcinoma.
Among patients who do respond well to Adriamycin, some will have a recurrence several years later; of these, 58 percent will show resistance to the same drug that seemed to work initially.
He received two cycles of chemotherapy (vincristine, adriamycin, and dexamethasone) after diagnosis and was referred to the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ, for stem cell transplantation.
Epirubicin, like adriamycin, can also induce frameshift (19.