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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.
When it was revealed in the summer that Hansen was paid PS40,000 a show, and was staying with Match of the Day after agreeing to a PS500,000 wage decrease, Gold weighed in on Twitter: "I see one of the worst and most pompous pundits on BBC has taken a big pay cut.
They carry the emotion of a slightly pompous Cure, the drama of a slightly pompous Waterboys, the swagger of a slightly pompous Specials and the pomp of a slightly pompous Spiritualized.
Dad is a pompous Brit, Mom sounds like Mammy Yokum, and brother Bill Bob has a precocious kid lisp.
In a nutshell: Uneven, though Fey as the show's head writer and Alec Baldwin as a pompous network executive are very funny.
Whitehead uses a small town called Winthrop and a pompous lead character to remind contemporaries of the ridiculous lengths to which our culture will go to protect tradition, names and titles that are meaningless.
Some pompous prat once called the US Senate the 'the World's Greatest Debating Chamber'.
proving that the greatest threat to marriage is in fact pompous, hypocritical, heterosexual men who can't keep their dicks to themselves even as they become octogenarians.
Hypohypothesis is a unique novel deftly written by Heather Folsom, who draws upon her expertise and experience as a practicing psychiatrist to integrate an original theory of the human mind into an engaging tale of a rather pompous professor of psychiatry and a brilliant but erratic student who are thrust together due to circumstances beyond their immediate control.
He was a delightful companion, witty and warm, never pompous, speaking in strangely old-fashioned English with quite strong Swedish inflection (though he always retained British citizenship).
His obvious command of the facts and copious documentation are often overshadowed by his pompous tone, overuse of certain stock words and phrases, and blatant hostility to Christianity.
And unlike a lot of the pompous asses he kicks in this book, I admire his tenacity.