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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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In India " sweepers continuously sweep up the endless rubble and rubbish" deposited on the streets, comments the author at one point, adding pompously of how it " makes you think of consumerism".
The neatly manicured gardens and trim interiors of 128 Southam Road are typical of the traditional standards which, as Hancock testily, constantly - and often pompously - reminded his coarse Antipodean sidekick, must be maintained.
Quite pompously and outrageously, Peretti then declares: "Now I know how Amy went off the rails, I want to know how it will end and if she can be saved.
Or maybe you pompously declare - "well, of course, you do know that I am a film producer".
HE suffers from the terrible affliction that's within our society - celebrity," said celebrity interviewer Michael Parkinson as he pompously discussed England skipper and all-round great guy David Beckham.
We're allowed a little fun with them, particularly if they're behaving a bit pompously.
Although there are no signs banning walkers, Dundee Port Authority pompously stated that walking along this pathway (nowhere near the docks) was regarded as a port security risk.
It's as though council members were finally owning up to the obvious: The anti-war resolution they pompously passed less than a month ago was as intellectually bankrupt as it was politically irrelevant.
And last week she decided to pompously pour scorn on English football's failed bid to stage the World Cup in 2006.
Today's revisionists presumably blame the Swiss for not launching a futile attack on the surrounding Axis, or - what is much the same thing - pompously proclaiming sanctions against it.
Hoketsu, who is 71 later this month, said: "To put it pompously, it was a miracle.
Pawar's trusted lieutenant Lalit Modi pompously announced that he would build the best cricket website in the world, and for this he appointed Accenture as consultants at a reported cost of a few crore rupees.