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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).

Patient discussion about POMP

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's always been the most pompous and arrogant member of the Royal Family.
Corgan accusing any other act of being pompous is a charge so hilarious it defies all known logic.
He clearly didn't want to talk to me and was frankly quite pompous.
Waking the Dead Today, BBC1, 9pm Trevor Eve returns as pompous policeman DSI Boyd, leading a Cold Case Unit in digging up evidence from the past to crack unsolved crimes.
The most annoying to me is that pompous, bragging windbag, Michael Winner, and, of course, June Whitfield telling all pensioners that 20p per day will save our relatives our funeral expenses.
Dad is a pompous Brit, Mom sounds like Mammy Yokum, and brother Bill Bob has a precocious kid lisp.
Snow White'' features a wisecracking Mirror (Kamber Moen), Sir Pompous (Jim Robinson), and Sir Clumsy and Sir Silly (Vicki Lightner and Stephanie Arbogast), along with Nikki Berra as Snow White and Leslie Berra as the evil Queen.
The film's dichotomy between pompous evolutionists and plain-spoken I.
Here he almost sounds pompous, which is not his usual register.
Tory MP Boris Johnson was recently forced to apologise after a pompous outburst smearing the people of Liverpool.
Check out Garry's site yourself--but not if you are by nature sensitive, pompous or easily offended.
Phil Daniels guest stars at his seedy Cockney best as the thuggish, no-rules detective Andy Bulmer, who clashes with pompous control freak Boyd (Trevor Eve) when they are made to join forces.