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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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The band's dark sense of humor, always apparent to the discerning, was more explicit, not just as usual in the lyrics: The evening started with a pompous taped welcome message in heavily accented English, greeting everyone present and wishing for their enjoyment of the forthcoming "musical program.
It was, he writes, some of Nixon's old hands--like one-time counsel Len Garment--who scorned his efforts at rehabilitation, arguing that Nixon as portrayed by acolyte Monica Crowley was Nixon "at his worst--craven, pompous, vain, vindictive, and often unforgivably silly.
I for one would not wish to see him return to his milk float - a comment made by Mr Cann as pompous as any I have heard for many a year
Although this is still not nearly as bad as the original pompous statement, it could be smoother.
After a sustained campaign of denigration, vilification, slander and pompous grammatical posturing, and innuendo against President Bush since his inauguration, it is no wonder their propaganda has succeeded.
Someone called me a pompous jerk and nonobjective," Wayne Slater of The Dallas Morning News told E&P, describing the reaction.
Paysage was not without its sense of humor: A pompous radio interview with Duchamps accompanied the most simplistic of orangutan maneuvers; a woman slithering over three naked men looked more comical than erotic.
He defines "buzz-whacker" as "a person who receives some degree of pleasure in bursting the bubbles of the pompous.
The great virtue of these chapters is that they eschew the usual pompous generalities, and instead minutely detail specific connections, say, between scientific optics, the physiology of vision, painting style and technique, political ideology, and personal affiliations and interests (Chapter 6).
In response, please note first that this "reviled" pope was immensely popular among the downtrodden Catholic masses in mid-nineteenth century Europe for standing up to the political bullies of his day, especially pompous, arrogant, intellectual liberals whose transformation into liberal nationalists led Europe right to World War I.
Raymo's tone throughout is serious but never pompous, pedantic, or condescending to the "true believer" clinging to traditional certitudes.
He exchanges satiric and vulgar repartee with his friend Hacivot, a pompous Turk with an affected accent, and with other stock characters, such as a newly rich peasant, a conniving dervish, and a Jewish merchant.