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carmustine

 [kahr-mus´tēn]
a cytotoxic alkylating agent of the nitrosourea group, used as an antineoplastic agent, primarily against brain tumors, multiple myeloma, colorectal carcinoma, Hodgkin's disease, and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Called also BCNU.

car·mus·tine

(kar-mŭs'tēn),
An antineoplastic agent.
Synonym(s): BCNU

BCNU

carmustine.

BCNU

BCNU

A chemotherapeutic related to lomustine (CCNU) and semustine, which partially overlaps the activity/toxicity of alkylating agents.
 
Indications
Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, melanoma, myeloma, brain tumours, gastrointestinal carcinomas; BCNU crosses the blood-brain barrier and may be used for meningeal leukaemia and brain tumours.
 
Side effects
Nausea, vomiting, decreased platelets, reduced WBCs, secondary leukaemia, pulmonary fibrosis, renal failure.

BCNU

Bis-chlorethylnitrosourea, carmustine A chemotherapeutic related to lomustine–CCNU and semustine, which partially overlaps the activity/toxicity of alkylating agents Indications Hodgkin's disease, possibly NHL, melanoma, myeloma, brain tumors, GI carcinomas; BCNU crosses the blood-brain barrier and may be used for meningeal leukemia and brain tumors Side effects N&V, ↓ platelets, ↓ WBCs, 2º leukemia, pulmonary fibrosis, renal failure

BCNU

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One would greatly like to know the nature of the wrong that had been done, and what sort of vengeance was wanted, and whether the prisoner ever achieved it or not.
Then he inquired about him and had the vexation of hearing that the prisoner played, drank, sang, but that whilst playing, drinking, singing, he often stopped short to vow that Mazarin should pay dear for all the amusements he had forced him to enter into at Vincennes.
I do not wish to gloss over any fault the prisoner may have committed, if such a fault exists; but we owe her some consideration, and that's flat