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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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Would the prisoner, in the hottest week of a hot summer, be likely to go to a drawer containing winter underclothing.
In that case, is it not possible that the articles in question might have been put there by a third person, and that the prisoner was quite unaware of their presence?
Indeed I have forgotten Heaven," murmured the prisoner, with emotion; "but why do you mention it?
Say rather, at the end of everything," answered the prisoner, firmly.
Witness,” said Judge Temple, “answer the question directly; did or did not the prisoner forbid your entering his hut?
The grave-looking yeomen who composed this tribunal laid their heads together for a few minutes, without leaving the box, when the foreman arose, and, after the forms of the court were duly observed, he pronounced the prisoner to be “Not guilty.
But, the gaol was a vile place, in which most kinds of debauchery and villainy were practised, and where dire diseases were bred, that came into court with the prisoners, and sometimes rushed straight from the dock at my Lord Chief Justice himself, and pulled him off the bench.
He remained silent, his eyes fixed upon the light; the boat went on, but the prisoner thought only of Mercedes.
He found the prisoner in the same position, as if fixed there, his eyes swollen with weeping.
Meanwhile the prisoner had remained impassive and as if he had no understanding of what was taking place.
The prisoner did not understand, or seemed not to understand, what Raoul said to him; and Raoul could hardly understand his replies, containing a mixture of Flemish and Alsatian.