Cancer Drugs

  • 1. Abraxane (Paclitaxel Albumin)
  • Abraxane Paclitaxel albumin-stabilized nanoparticle formulation is a form of paclitaxel in nanoparticles (very tiny particles of protein). The drug in other words, is nanoparticle paclitaxel and protein-bound paclitaxel. This form may work better than other forms of paclitaxel and have fewer side ...
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  • 2. COPIKTRA (Duvelisib)
  • Copiktra helps treat adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia or small lymphocytic leukemia. Copiktra also helps to treat follicular lymphoma. Doctors give Copiktra after at least two other cancer treatments did not work or have stopped working. It is not known if Copiktra is safe and effecti...
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  • 3. Undencyca (Pegfilgrastim)
  • Why do experts prescribe this medication? Experts use Pegfilgrastim injection products to reduce the chance of infection in people who have certain types of cancer; and are receiving chemotherapy medications; that may decrease the number of neutrophils (a type of blood cell needed to fight infec...
  • Undencyca (Pegfilgrastim)
  • 4. Tukysa (Tucatinib)
  • What is Tukysa and also, how to use it? Experts use Tukysa, a prescription medicine with the medicines trastuzumab and capecitabine to treat adults with: human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 (HER2) positive breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body such as the brain (metas...
  • Tukysa (Tucatinib)
  • 5. Trexall (Methotrexate Sodium)
  • What Methotrexate is used for: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)OsteosarcomaNon-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL)Choriocarcinoma, chorioadenoma and gestational trophoblastic diseasesMycosis fungoides (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma)Used in the treatment of breast, advanced head and neck, lung, and stomach ca...
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  • 6. TPF (Docetaxel Cisplatin Fluorouracil)
  • TPF is the name of a chemotherapy combination that includes:  docetaxel (also known by its brand name Taxotere)cisplatin (a type of platinum drug)fluorouracil (5FU) It is a TPF treatment for head and neck cancers.  How it works These chemotherapy drugs destroy quickly dividing cells, ...
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  • 7. Thalomid (Thalidomide)
  • This medication is in use to treat or prevent certain skin conditions which relate to Hansen's disease, once leprosy (erythema nodosum leprosum). Thalidomide is also in use to treat a certain type of cancer (multiple myeloma). It works in Hansen's disease by reducing swelling and redness (inflamma...
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  • 8. Temozolomide
  • Why is this medication prescribed? Temozolomide is used to treat certain types of brain tumors. Temozolomide is in a class of medications called alkylating agents. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body. How should this medicine be used? Temozolomide comes ...
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  • 9. Taxotere (Docetaxel)
  • What Docetaxel Is In Use For: Taxotere: Approved in treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced stomach cancer, head and neck cancer and metastatic prostate cancer.Also under investigation to treat small cell lung, ovarian, bladder, and pancreatic cancers, soft tissue sarcom...
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  • 10. Talzenna (Talazoparib Tosylate)
  • What is Talzenna and how to use it? Talzenna is a prescription medicine in use to treat the symptoms of Breast Cancer, it may also be in use alone or with other medications. Talzenna belongs to a class of drugs called Antineoplastics, PARP Inhibitors. What are the possible side effects of ...
  • Talzenna (Talazoparib Tosylate)
  • 11. Tafinlar (Dabrafenib Mesylate)
  • What is TAFINLAR and how is it used? TAFINLAR is a prescription medicine used: alone or in combination with a medicine called trametinib to treat a type of skin cancer called melanoma:that has spread to other parts of the body or cannot be removed by surgery, andthat has a certain type of abn...
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  • 12. Granisetron Hydrochloride
  • Introduction  Granisetron is employed in order to stop nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Granisetron is during a class of medicines called 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. In fact, it works by blocking serotonin, a natural substance within the body that causes nause...
  • 13. Glasdegib Maleate
  • Introduction  Glasdegib, sold under the name Daurismo, maybe a medication for the treatment of newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in adults older than 75 years or those that have comorbidities that preclude the utilization of intensive induction chemotherapy. One can take it orally a...
  • 14. Gemcitabine Cisplatin
  • Introduction  Experts employ a chemotherapy regimen consisting of gemcitabine hydrochloride and cisplatin; within the treatment of advanced-stage non-small-cell lung, advanced-stage bladder, advanced-stage cervical, pancreatic, and epithelial ovarian cancers. The experts also utilize this regim...
  • 15. Gardasil (Recombinant HPV Quadrivalent Vaccine)
  • Introduction  HPV vaccine prevents infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types that are related to cause many cancers, including the following: cervical cancer in females, vaginal and vulvar cancers in females, anal cancer in females and males, throat cancer in females and males and penile ...
  • 16. Fostamatinib Disodium
  • Introduction  Fostamatinib, sold under the brand names Tavalisse and Tavlesse, maybe a tyrosine kinase inhibitor medication for the treatment of chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). In fact, the drug is administered by mouth. Fostamatinib blocks the activity of the enzyme spleen tyrosine kina...
  • 17. Folfiri (chemotherapy)
  • chemotherapy A chemotherapy regimen consisting of leucovorin calcium (calcium folinate), 5-fluorouracil, and irinotecan exists within the treatment of advanced-stage and metastatic colorectal cancer. Degarelix, sold under the name Firmagon among others, maybe a hormonal therapy utilized in the t...
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  • 18. Firmagon (Degarelix)
  • Degarelix Degarelix, sold under the name Firmagon among others, is also a hormonal therapy in utilization in the treatment of prostatic adenocarcinoma. Testosterone is a male hormone that promotes the growth of many prostate tumours and therefore reducing circulating testosterone to very low (ca...
  • 19. Farydak (Panobinostat Lactate)
  • Panobinostat Panobinostat, sold under the brand name Farydak, is a medication for the treatment of various cancers. It is, in fact, a hydroxamic and acts as a non-selective histone deacetylase inhibitor.  Experts use Panobinostat in combination with bortezomib (Velcade) and also dexamethasone t...
  • 20. Romidepsin
  • US Brand Name(s) for Romidepsin: Istodax Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Romidepsin to treat the following conditions: Adults with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma who have already had at least one prior form of systemic treatment. Romidepsin is also being researched for use in th...
  • 21. Fluorouracil injection
  • Fluorouracil injection is to treat: Colorectal cancerBreast cancerGastric (stomach) cancerPancreatic cancer 5-FU is another name for fluorouracil. Fluorouracil is also under research for use in the treatment of various diseases and cancers. Fluorouracil can also be used topically. Definiti...
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  • 22. FOLFIRINOX
  • FOLFIRINOX contains the following drugs: FOL= Leucovorin Calcium (Folinic Acid)F= FluorouracilIRIN= Irinotecan HydrochlorideOX= Oxaliplatin In fact, experts frequently administer chemotherapy as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combin...
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  • 23. FU-LV
  • FU-LV contains the following drugs: FU= FluorouracilLV= Leucovorin Calcium Chemotherapy is frequently administered as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better than single treatments. The Food and Drug ...
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  • 24. Obinutuzumab
  • US Brand Name(s)Gazyva Use in Cancer Treatment: Obinutuzumab is authorized for use in combination with other medicines to treat the following conditions: chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). In individuals who have not yet been treated for CLL, it is used with chlorambucil. Follicular lymph...
  • 25. Gemcitabine Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s) for Gemcitabine hydrochloride: Gemzar Infugem Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Gemcitabine hydrochloride for usage alone or in combination with other medicines to treat the following conditions: Breast cancer that one cannot treat with or that does not respo...
  • 26. Propranolol Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s) for Propranolol Hydrochloride: Hemangeol, Inderal Use in Cancer Treatment Propranolol hydrochloride has an authorization to treat the following conditions: Hemangioma in children (a benign tumor). Experts prescribe it for babies aged 5 weeks to 5 months. Experts have appro...
  • 27. Topotecan hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s) for Topotecan hydrochloride: Hycamtin Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Topotecan hydrochloride for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat the following conditions: Cervical cancer that has spread to other organs, has recurred (returned...
  • 28. Ibrutinib
  • US Brand Name(s) for Ibrutinib: Imbruvica Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Ibrutinib to treat the following conditions: Adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and small lymphocytic lymphoma. People can use it alone or in combination with other medications.Adults with mantl...
  • 29. Idelalisib
  • US Brand Name(s) for Idelalisib: Zydelig Use in Cancer Treatment Idelalisib is authorized for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Recurrence of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) (come back). It is given in combination with rituximab to patients who cannot be tre...
  • 30. Iobenguane I 131
  • US Brand Name(s) for Iobenguane I 131: Azedra Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Iobenguane I 131 to treat the following conditions: Malignant pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma requires systemic anticancer therapy. Doctors use it in adults and children aged 12 and above; who h...
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  • 31. JEB (Chemotherapy)
  • Drug composition for JEB (chemotherapy): J= Carboplatin (JM8)E= Etoposide PhosphateB= Bleomycin Chemotherapy (JEB) is frequently administered as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better than single treatm...
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  • 32. Megestrol acetate
  • Use Megestrol acetate in Cancer Treatment Megestrol acetate tablets are for the palliative treatment of advanced illness in the following conditions: Breast cancer is a disease that affects women.Endometrial carcinoma is a kind of cancer that affects the lining of the uterus.It is also under ...
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  • 33. Inotuzumab Ozogamicin
  • US Brand Name(s) for Inotuzumab Ozogamicin: Besponsa Use in Cancer Treatment Inotuzumab ozogamicin is authorized to treat the following conditions: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia of the B-cell type (ALL). It is used in people with relapsed or refractory illness (does not respond to treatment...
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  • 34. MVAC chemotherapy
  • M= MethotrexateV= Vinblastine SulfateA= Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamycin)C= Cisplatin MVAC Chemotherapy is frequently administered as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better than single treatments. ...
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  • 35. Necitumumab
  • US Brand Name(s) of Necitumumab: Portrazza Use in Cancer Treatment Necitumumab is for use in combination with gemcitabine hydrochloride and cisplatin to treat the following conditions:Non-small cell lung cancer has spread squamous non-small cell lung cancer that has spread squamous non-small ...
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  • 36. Filgrastim
  • US Brand Name(s): Granix, Neupogen, Nivestym, Zarxio Use in Cancer Treatment Filgrastim has been authorized to lower the risk of infection in individuals with the following conditions: Neutropenia is a side effect of various kinds of chemotherapy, such as: Acute myeloid leukemia is trea...
  • 37. Nivolumab
  • US Brand Name(s): Opdivo Use in Cancer Treatment Nivolumab is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Adults with classic Hodgkin lymphoma whose cancer has relapsed (come back) or worsened following either:An autologous stem cell transplant with brentuximab vedot...
  • 38. PEB
  • Drugs used in PEB chemotherapy Cisplatin is the abbreviation for cisplatin (Platinol) Etoposide is a kind of etoposide.  Bleomycin = Phosphate B PEB Chemotherapy is the cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perf...
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  • 39. Luspatercept-aamt
  • US Brand Name(s): Reblozyl Use of Luspatercept-aamt in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Luspatercept-aamt to treat the following conditions: Myelodysplastic syndromes or myeloproliferative neoplasms of various kinds causes Anemia. Adults who require frequent red blood cell transfus...
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  • 40. Recombinant Interferon Alfa-2b
  • Use of Recombinant Interferon Alfa-2b in Cancer Treatment This is to treat the following conditions: AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma is a kind of cancer. It is for people who don't have a lot of symptoms from the condition.Follicular lymphoma has a high risk of recurrence. In adults, the use is i...
  • 41. Rituximab and Hyaluronidase Human
  • Human rituximab and hyaluronidase have authorization for usage alone or in combination with other medicines to treat: Adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) - It's in use with cyclophosphamide and fludarabine phosphate.Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma - is a kind of lymphoma that affects ma...
  • 42. Regorafenib
  • US Brand Name(s)Stivarga Use of Regorafenib in Cancer Treatment Regorafenib is to treat the following conditions: Colorectal cancer has spread to other regions of the body (spread to other parts of the body). It is also for people who haven't responded to prior therapies.A locally advanced...
  • 43. Entrectinib
  • US Brand Name(s): Rozlytrek Use of Entrectinib in Cancer Treatment Entrectinib has an authorization to treat the following conditions: The presence of ROS in non-small cell lung cancer. Experts use it in people who have cancer that has progressed to other regions of their body (spread to o...
  • 44. Sacituzumab Govitecan-hziy
  • Sacituzumab Govitecan-hziy is authorized to treat the following conditions: Adults who have had at least two systemic treatments, including at least one for metastatic disease, are candidates for this treatment.Urothelial cancer (a kind of cancer that develops in the lining of the bladder or uri...
  • 45. Omacetaxine Mepesuccinate
  • US Brand Name(s): Ceflatonin, Synribo Use of Omacetaxine Mepesuccinate in Cancer Treatment Omacetaxine mepesuccinate has authorization to treat the following conditions: Chronic myelogenous leukaemia is a kind of cancer that affects the blood cells. It's in use with individuals with chroni...
  • 46. Tamoxifen Citrate
  • Use in Tamoxifen Citrate Cancer Treatment Tamoxifen citrate have authorization to treat the following conditions: Breast cancer affects both males and women. It is in use to treat people whose cancer has spread to other regions of their body (spread to other parts of the body).As a follow-up ...
  • 47. Thioguanine
  • Use of Thioguanine in Cancer Treatment Thioguanine is to use as a remission induction and remission consolidation treatment for the following conditions: Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a kind of leukemia that affects (AML). Thioguanine is also under research for use in the treatment of va...
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  • 48. Trifluridine and Tipiracil Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s): Lonsurf Use of Trifluridine and Tipiracil Hydrochloride in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Trifluridine and tipiracil hydrochloride to treat the following conditions: Colorectal cancer has spread to other regions of the body (spread to other parts of the body). D...
  • 49. Pexidartinib Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s): Turalio Use of Pexidartinib hydrochloride in Cancer Treatment Pexidartinib hydrochloride is to treat the following: Giant cell tumor of the tenosynovium. It is also for some people who are experiencing symptoms related to a severe type of disease that is unlikely to impro...
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  • 50. Venetoclax
  • US Brand Name(s): Venclexta Use of Venetoclax in Cancer Treatment Venetoclax has authorization to treat the following conditions: Experts have discovered Acute myeloid leukemia only recently. People aged 75 and above, as well as adults who the doctors cannot treat with intense induction ...
  • 51. Vincristine Sulfate Liposome
  • Use of Vincristine Sulfate Liposome in Cancer Treatment Vincristine sulphate liposome has authorization to treat the following conditions: Philadelphia chromosome-negative acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Individuals who have had two or more relapses of their condition or who have not improved a...
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  • 52. Dacomitinib
  • US Brand Name(s): Vizimpro Use of Dacomitinib in Cancer Treatment Dacomitinib is to treat the following conditions: NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer) has spread (spread to other parts of the body). It's first-line therapy for individuals with specific EGFR gene mutations in their malignan...
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  • 53. Idelalisib
  • US Brand Name(s): Zydelig Use of Idelalisib in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Idelalisib for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Recurrence of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) (come back). However, it is given in combination with rituximab to patient...
  • 54. Methotrexate Sodium
  • US Brand Name(s):Trexall Xatmep Use of Methotrexate sodium in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Methotrexate sodium for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: ALL, including ALL that has spread to the central nervous system, or to prevent it from spreading to...
  • 55. Abiraterone Acetate
  • US Brand Name(s): Yonsa, Zytiga Use of Abiraterone acetate in Cancer Treatment Abiraterone acetate is for use with prednisone to treat the following conditions:Prostate cancer that has spread to other areas of the body (spread to other parts of the body).When a patient's illness proves resist...
  • 56. Apalutamide
  • Brand name: Erleada Use of Apalutamide in Cancer Treatment Apalutamide authorizes to treat the following conditions: Prostate cancer is a disease that affects men. Patients with cancer that has metastasized (spread to other regions of the body) and is castration-resistant (has responded...
  • 57. Etoposide Phosphate
  • US Brand Name(s): Etopophos Cancer Use Etoposide phosphate of this formulation: Experts have authorized Etoposide phosphate for usage in combination with other medications to treat: Lung cancer with little cells. As a first-line treatment, doctors use it with cisplatin. Testicular carci...
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  • 58. Fedratinib Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s)Inrebic Use of Fedratinib Hydrochloride in Cancer Treatment Adults can use Fedratinib Hydrochloride to treat the following conditions: Intermediate-2 or high-risk myelofibrosis (a bone marrow disease), comprising the following types: Primary myelofibrosis is a kind of my...
  • 59. VAMP
  • V= Vincristine SulfateA= Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamycin)M= MethotrexateP= Prednisone Chemotherapy (VAMP) is frequently administered as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better than single treatments. ...
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  • 60. Dinutuximab
  • US Brand Name(s): Unituxin Use in Cancer Treatment Dinutuximab is for use in combination with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), aldesleukin (IL-2), and 13-cis retinoic acid to treat the following conditions: Neuroblastoma has a high prognosis. It's for kids who hav...
  • 61. Enfortumab Vedotin- ejfv for cancer treatment
  • US Brand Name(s): Padcev Enfortumab vedotin-ejfv is to treat urothelial cancer in men. This is a kind of cancer that develops in the lining of the bladder or urinary system that has spread or is resistant to surgery. Patients who have had platinum chemotherapy as well as immunotherapy.Patien...
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  • 62. Tagraxofusp-erzs
  • US Brand Name(s): Elzonris (Tagraxofusp-erzs) Use in Cancer Treatment Tagraxofusp-erzs is to treat adults and children aged 2 years and older with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN). Tagraxofusp-erzs is also under research for use in the treatment of various cancers. D...
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  • 63. Leuprolide Acetate
  • Leuprolide acetate is for the palliative treatment of the following conditions: US Brand Name(s): Eligard, Lupron Depot Use in Cancer Treatment Cancer of the prostate that has progressed. Other kinds of cancer are also under research with leuprolide acetate. Detailed scientific defi...
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  • 64. Doxil (Doxorubicin Hydrochloride Liposome)
  • US Brand Name(s): Doxil Use in Cancer Treatment Experts authorize Doxorubicin hydrochloride liposome for its usage alone or in combination with other medicines to treat the following conditions: AIDS-related Kaposi sarcoma that has progressed following previous forms of systemic chemothera...
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  • 65. Denosumab
  • US Brand Name(s): Prolia, Xgeva Use in Cancer Treatment Denosumab is authorized to treat the following conditions: Bone tumor with a giant cell tumor that cannot be removed surgically. It is prescribed for adults and adolescents whose bones have reached the end of their growth.Malignancy-r...
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  • 66. Decitabine
  • Brand name: Dacogen Use in Cancer Treatment Decitabine is to treat adults with the following conditions: Chronic myelomonocytic leukemia is one of the myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) (CMML). Decitabine is also under research for the treatment of various cancers and diseases. Decitabi...
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  • 67. Dactinomycin
  • US Brand Name(s): Cosmegen Use in Cancer Treatment Dactinomycin is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Adults and children with Ewing sarcoma.Adults and children with gestational trophoblastic illness.Rhabdomyosarcoma is a kind of cancer that affects both adu...
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  • 68. Atezolizumab
  • Introduction  Atezolizumab is sold under the brand name Tecentriq. It is a monoclonal antibody medication. A fully-humanized, engineered monoclonal antibody of IgG1 isotype, it is used to treat urothelial carcinoma, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), sma...
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  • 69. Ramucirumabcancer dr
  • Brand name: Cyramza Use in Cancer Treatment Ramucirumab is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Colorectal cancer has spread to other parts of the body. It is usually in combination with FOLFIRI to patients whose cancer has progressed during or after therapy w...
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  • 70. Copp-Abv
  • C= CyclophosphamideO= Vincristine Sulfate (Oncovin)P= PrednisoneP= Procarbazine HydrochlorideA= Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamycin)B= BleomycinV= Vinblastine Sulfate Chemotherapy (Copp-Abv) is frequently administered as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells ...
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  • 71. Cabometyx (Cabozantinib-S-Malate)
  • Introduction  Cabometyx, sold under the brand names Cometriq and also Cabozantinib among others. Experts use it to treat medullary thyroid cancer, renal cell carcinoma and hepatocellular carcinoma that is getting worse and that has spread to other parts of the body. Cabometyx is a little molecu...
  • 72. Brukinsa (Zanubrutinib)
  • Introduction Zanubrutinib, sold under the brand name Brukinsa, is a medication for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) and Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia (WM). In fact, Zanubrutinib is a class of medicines called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of the abnormal prote...
  • 73. Cobimetinib Fumarate
  • US Brand Name(s) Cotellic Use in Cancer Treatment Cobimetinib fumarate has an authorization for its use with vemurafenib to treat the following conditions: Experts cannot remove Melanoma surgically or which has spread (spread to other parts of the body). It's main use is to treat cancer pa...
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  • 74. Daunorubicin Hydrochloride
  • Daunorubicin hydrochloride is authorized for use as a remission induction treatment with additional medicines to treat: Use in Cancer Treatment Brand Name in the United States (s) Cerubidine Adults and children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Adults with acute myeloid leukemia. ...
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  • 75. CHOP
  • C= CyclophosphamideH= Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Hydroxydaunomycin)O= Vincristine Sulfate (Oncovin)P= Prednisone Experts frequently administer CHOP Chemotherapy as a cocktail of medicines. Because multiple medicines destroy cancer cells in different ways, combinations typically perform better th...
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  • 76. Carmustine
  • Brand name: BiCNU Use in Cancer Treatment Carmustine has an authorization for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Tumors of the brain (certain types). Hodgkin lymphoma is a kind of cancer. Experts use it with additional medications for people whose sicknes...
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  • 77. Use of Capmatinib Hydrochloride in cancer treatment
  • Brand name: Tabrecta Capmatinib hydrochloride is to treat the following conditions: Non-small cell lung cancer with a specific MET gene mutation. It is also for people who have a metastatic illness. The FDA's Accelerated Approval Program has authorized its usage because confirmato...
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  • 78. Calaspargase Pegol-mknl
  • Brand name: Asparlas Use of Calaspargase Pegol-mknl in Cancer Treatment Calaspargase pegol-mknl is authorized to treat the following conditions: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is a kind of leukemia that affects children and young people aged one month to twenty-one years. It's a drug tha...
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  • 79. Busulfan For Cancer Treatment
  • US Brand Name(s) Busulfe, Myleran Use in Cancer Treatment Busulfan has an authorization to treat Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). It is a kind of leukemia that affects the (CML). It's a therapy for palliative care. The Myleran brand of busulfan has an authorization for this purpose. ...
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  • 80. Brexucabtagene Autoleucel
  • Brand name: Tecartus Use in Cancer Treatment Adults with: Brexucabtagene autoleucel is used to treat relapsed (refractory) or relapsed (come back) mantle cell lymphoma (does not respond to treatment). The FDA's Accelerated Approval Program has authorised it. Confirmatory trials must prove t...
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  • 81. Blinatumomab
  • US Brand Name(s): Blincyto Use in Cancer Treatment Blinatumomab is authorized to treat the following conditions: Adults and children with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. It's utilized in people whose cancer has recurred (returned) or is resistant to other treatments (does not respond ...
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  • 82. Bicalutamide
  • US Brand Name(s) Casodex Use of bicalutamide in Cancer Treatment Experts use Bicalutamid to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other areas of the body. They utilize it in conjunction with a medication known as a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist. Bicalutamide is also under r...
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  • 83. Bendamustine Hydrochloride To Treat Chronic lymphocytic leukemia
  • US Brand Name(s) Belrapzo, Bendeka, TreandaBendamustine hydrochloride for treating the following conditions: Indolent (slow-growing) B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma worsened during or after rituximab therapy.Lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a kind of cancer that affects white blood cells (CLL). Bendamu...
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  • 84. Erdafitinib
  • Erdafitinib US Brand Name(s) Balversa Use in Cancer Treatment Erdafitinib is to treat the following conditions: Urothelial carcinoma (a form of bladder cancer) with specific mutations in the FGFR3 gene or a fusion gene involving the FGFR3 gene or the FGFR2 gene that is locally progressing ...
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  • 85. Aromasin (Exemestane)
  • Introduction  Aromasin is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of breast cancer. The Aromasin may be used alone or with other medications. Aromasin belongs to a class of drugs called Antineoplastics, an Aromatase Inhibitor. This medication also helps to treat breast cancer in wome...
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  • 86. Darbepoetin Alfa
  • Brand name: Aranesp Use of Darbepoetin Alfa in Cancer Treatment Darbepoetin alfa has an authorization to treat the following conditions: Myelosuppressive chemotherapy, which treats some kinds of cancers, causes anemia. Darbepoetin Definition from the National Cancer Institute Medication...
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  • 87. Anastrozole
  • Introduction  Experts have designed Anastrozole in order to inhibit an enzyme (a protein) in your body called aromatase. In fact, Aromatase is responsible for helping produce estradiol (a type of estrogen). As a third-generation aromatase inhibitor, anastrozole selectively binds to and reversib...
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  • 88. Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride
  • Brand name: Ameluz Levulan Kerastick Use in Cancer Treatment Photodynamic treatment with aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride (with approval) treats: Actinic keratosis is a kind of keratosis that affects the skin. Researchers are researching on other diseases and kinds of cancer with amino...
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  • 89. Aloxi (Palonosetron Hydrochloride)
  • Introduction Aloxi is a prescription medicine; and in other words, a "antiemetic." Experts use this medication to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy). They also use it to prevent nausea and vomiting after surgery. Palonosetron works by blocking one of the b...
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  • 90. Drugs Approved For Kidney Cancer
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized medicines for Kidney cancer on this page. There are both generic and brand names on the list. The medication names take you to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Drug Information summary. There may be medicines that aren't included here that...
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  • 91. Netupitant And Palonosetron Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s): Akynzeo Use of Netupitant and Palonosetron Hydrochloride in Cancer Treatment Dexamethasone (Netupitant And Palonosetron Hydrochloride) is used with netupitant and palonosetron hydrochloride to prevent: Chemotherapy causes nausea and vomiting in adults. Detailed scienti...
  • Netupitant and Palonosetron Hydrochloride
  • 92. Belantamab Mafodotin-Blmf
  • Introduction of Belantamab Mafodotin-Blmf Belantamab Mafodotin, sold under the brand name Blenrep, is a medication for the treatment of relapsed and also refractory multiple myeloma. Belantamab Mafodotin-blmf is in fact an antibody-drug conjugate. This medication is classified as a B-cell matur...
  • 93. Alectinib
  • Introduction  Alectinib is a second-generation oral drug that selectively inhibits the activity of anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK) tyrosine kinase. Experts specifically use it in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC); expressing the ALK-EML4 (echinoderm microtubule-associated pro...
  • 94. Afatinib dimaleate
  • Introduction  Experts use Afatinib to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to nearby tissues or to other parts of the body. Afatinib is in fact, in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It however works by blocking the action of a certain naturally occurr...
  • Afatinib dimaleate
  • 95. AC-T
  • Introduction A chemotherapy regimen consisting of doxorubicin hydrochloride (Adriamycin) and cyclophosphamide, followed by paclitaxel (Taxol), administered on either a dose-dense or sequential schedule and used as an adjuvant treatment for breast cancer. A = Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (Adriamy...
  • 96. Fluorouracil (Topical)
  • US Brand Name(s): Carac, Efudex, Fluoroplex, Tolak Use in Cancer Treatment Actinic keratosis is a kind of keratosis that affects the skin. Carac, Efudex, Fluoroplex and Tolak are some examples of Fluorouracil. Treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma is also available with Efudex top...
  • 97. Off-label Drug Use
  • When the FDA is satisfied that the drug works and is safe, it and the maker of the drug create the drug label. This is not an actual label that sticks to a bottle, but a report of very specific information about the drug. The FDA must approve this report, which is made available to all health profe...
  • 98. Imiquimod
  • US Brand Name(s)Aldara Zyclara Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Imiquimod to treat the following conditions: Immunocompetent adults with actinic keratosis. Experts have authorized Iquimod brands Aldara and Zyclara for this purpose.A superficial basal cell cancer. The doct...
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  • 99. ADE
  • This article provides basic information on the ADE medicine combination. It mentions the medications that make up the combination, along with links to individual drug summaries. The ADE combination includes these drugs: A stands for cytarabine (Ara-C) Doctors use the drug, Daunorubicin to ...
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  • 100. ABVE-PC
  • Doctors include the following drugs in the ABVE-PC combination: Doxorubicin Hydrochloride (A = Doxorubicin) (Adriamycin) Bleomycin is a kind of antibiotic. Vincristine Sulfate (V) Etoposide is a kind of etoposide. Phosphate P stands for prednisone. C stands for cyclophosphamide. ...
  • 101. Idecabtagene Vicleucel
  • Brand name: Abecma Aminolevulinic acid (ALA or Levulan) is a drug that experts put right on the skin. They use it to treat actinic keratosis (AK), a skin condition that can become cancer. However, one must only use it on the face or scalp. A special blue light, rather than laser light, activates...
  • 102. Drugs Approved for Multicentric Castleman Disease
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized cancer medicines for multicentric Castleman disease. There are both generic and brand names on the list. The medication names take you to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Drug Information summary. There may be medications which is not the...
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  • 103. Drugs Approved for Esophageal Cancer
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized cancer medicines for esophageal cancer, including gastroesophageal junction cancer, on this page. There are both generic and brand names on the list. The medication names take you to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Drug Information summar...
  • Esophageal cancer
  • 104. Drugs Approved for Bone Cancer
  • The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized cancer medicines for bone cancer on this page. There are both generic and brand names on the list. The medication names take you to the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Drug Information summary. There may be medicines that are not included her...
  • 105. Ondansetron Hydrochloride
  • US Brand Name(s): Zofran Use in Cancer Treatment The use of ondansetron hydrochloride is to help prevent: Chemotherapy, radiation treatment, and surgery can all produce nausea and vomiting. It may be safe for both adults and children. Ondansetron hydrochloride is also under research for...
  • 106. Lurbinectedin
  • US Brand Name(s): Zepzelca Use in Cancer Treatment Lurbinectedin is to treat the following conditions: Small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It is also for individuals whose illness has worsened during or after platinum chemotherapy treatment. The FDA's Acce...
  • 107. Gilteritinib Fumarate
  • Use in Cancer Treatment Gilteritinib fumarate is to treat the following conditions: Acute myeloid leukemia that has relapsed or is resistant to therapy (does not respond to treatment). It is specially for individuals with cancer that has a FLT3 gene mutation. Gilteritinib fumarate is also ...
  • 108. Trabectedin
  • US Brand Name(s): Yondelis Use in Cancer Treatment Trabectedin is to treat the following conditions: Liposarcoma and leiomyosarcoma (soft tissue sarcomas) when cannot be surgically removed or have spread (spread to other parts of the body). It is also for individuals who have already had a...
  • 109. Temsirolimus
  • US Brand Name(s): Torisel Use in Cancer Treatment Temsirolimus has authorization to treat the following conditions: Advanced renal cell carcinoma (a form of kidney cancer). Temsirolimus is also under research for use in the treatment of various cancers. Detailed scientific definition...
  • 110. Tagraxofusp-erzs
  • US Brand Name(s): Elzonris Use in Cancer Treatment Tagraxofusp-erzs is to treat the following conditions: Adults and children aged 2 years and older with blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN). Tagraxofusp-erzs is also under research for use in the treatment of various can...
  • 111. Selumetinib Sulfate
  • US Brand Name(s): Koselugo Use in Cancer Treatment Selumetinib sulfate is to treat the following conditions: Children with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) have plexiform neurofibromas that are producing symptoms and cannot be treated surgically. Selumetinib sulfate is also under research...
  • 112. Selpercatinib
  • Use in Cancer Treatment Selpercatinib is to treat the following conditions: Thyroid cancer that is progressed or metastatic and contains a specific mutation in the RET gene. It is also for adults and adolescents aged 12 and up who require systemic treatment. A metastatic non-small cell lung ...
  • 113. Ripretinib
  • US Brand Name(s): Qinlock Use in Cancer Treatment Ripretinib is to treat the following conditions: Advanced stromal tumor of the gastrointestinal tract. It is also for individuals who've had at least three kinase inhibitors, including imatinib mesylate, to treat their cancer. Ripretinib...
  • 114. Denosumab
  • US Brand Name(s): Prolia, Xgeva Use in Cancer Treatment Denosumab is to treat the following conditions: Bone tumor with a giant cell tumour that cannot be removed surgically. It is also for adults and adolescents whose bones have reached the end of their growth.Malignancy-related hypercalc...
  • 115. Pralatrexate
  • Brand name: Folotyn Use in Cancer Treatment Pralatrexate is to treat the patients with refractory (does not respond to therapy) or recurrent peripheral T-cell lymphoma (come back). The FDA's Accelerated Approval Program has authorised this usage. Confirmatory trials must prove that pralatr...
  • 116. Polivy (Polatuzumab Vedotin-piiq)
  • US Brand Name(s): Polivy Use in Cancer Treatment Polatuzumab vedotin-piiq is to treat the adults with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma who have relapsed or whose cancer has not improved following at least two previous treatments. It can also be in combination with rituximab and bendamustine hydr...
  • 117. Pertuzumab, Trastuzumab, and Hyaluronidase-zzxf
  • US Brand Name(s): Phesgo Use in Cancer Treatment Pertuzumab, trastuzumab, and hyaluronidase-zzxf are to be in combination with docetaxel or other treatments to treat the following conditions: Breast cancer is generally HER2 positive. It is for:In individuals with locally progressed, inflam...
  • 118. Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation
  • US Brand Name(s): Abraxane Use in Cancer Treatment The albumin-stabilized nanoparticle version of paclitaxel can be for usage alone or in combination with other medicines to treat: After treatment with other chemotherapy, breast cancer has relapsed or metastasized (spread to other areas of...
  • 119. Omacetaxine Mepesuccinate
  • US Brand Name(s): Ceflatonin, Synribo Use in Cancer Treatment Omacetaxine mepesuccinate is to treat the following conditions: Chronic myelogenous leukemia is a kind of cancer that affects the blood cells. This is for individuals with chronic phase or accelerated phase illness for whom tyro...
  • 120. Obinutuzumab
  • US Brand Name(s) of Obinutuzumab: Gazyva Use in Cancer Treatment Experts have authorized Obinutuzumab for usage in combination with other medications to treat:CLL (chronic lymphocytic leukaemia) is a kind of leukaemia that affects (CLL). In individuals who have not yet been treated for CLL, i...
  • 121. Niraparib Tosylate Monohydrate
  • US Brand Name(s) of Niraparib Tosylate Monohydrate: Zejula Use in Cancer Treatment Niraparib tosylate monohydrate is to treat the following conditions: Ovarian epithelial cancer, fallopian tube cancer, or primary peritoneal cancer are all examples of ovarian cancer. It's prescribed for ind...
  • 122. Epoetin Alfa
  • US Brand Name(s) of Epoetin alfa: Epogen, Procrit, Retacrit Use in Cancer Treatment Epoetin alfa is to treat the Myelosuppressive chemotherapy, which is used to treat some kinds of cancers, causes anaemia. Detailed scientific definition- Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary   Medli...
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  • 123. Mitomycin
  • US Brand Name(s) of Mitomycin: Jelmyto Use in Cancer Treatment Mitomycin is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Locally progressed or metastasized gastric (stomach) and pancreatic adenocarcinoma (spread to other parts of the body). It is for people whose illn...
  • 124. Mercaptopurine
  • US Brand Name(s) of Mercaptopurine: Purinethol, Purixan Use in Cancer Treatment Mercaptopurine is for usage in combination with other medications to treat: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a kind of leukemia that affects children (ALL). Adults and children take it as a maintenance tre...
  • 125. Olaparib
  • US Brand Name(s): Lynparza Use in Cancer Treatment Olaparib is to treat the following conditions: Breast cancer that is HER2-negative, contains specific germline BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene abnormalities and has spread (spread to other parts of the body). Olaparib is to treat individuals with canc...
  • 126. Moxetumomab Pasudotox-tdfk
  • US Brand Name(s) for Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk: Lumoxiti For  Detailed scientific definition Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary Use of Moxetumomab pasudotox-tdfk in Cancer Treatment It is to treat the following conditions: Hairy cell leukemia that has relapsed or has become resis...
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  • 127. Lomustine
  • US Brand Name(s) for Lomustine: Gleostine Use of Lomustine in Cancer Treatment Lomustine is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Tumors of the brain. It is for individuals who have previously had surgery or radiation therapy.Hodgkin lymphoma is a kind of canc...
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  • 128. Leucovorin calcium
  • Use in Cancer Treatment Leucovorin calcium is for usage alone or in combination with other medications to treat: Colorectal cancer is a kind of cancer that affects the colon. In individuals with advanced illness, in combination with fluorouracil as palliative therapy.Anemia. To treat megalobl...
  • 129. Lapatinib Ditosylate
  • US Brand Name(s): Tykerb Use of Lapatinib ditosylate in Cancer Treatment Lapatinib ditosylate is for use in combination with other medications to treat: Breast cancer that has progressed or spread (spread to other parts of the body). It is paired with:Women with HER2 positive (HER2+) breas...
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  • 130. Pembrolizumab
  • US Brand Name(s): Keytruda Use in Cancer Treatment Pembrolizumab is to treat the following conditions: Triple-negative breast cancer is a kind of breast cancer. Pembrolizumab is also in combination with chemotherapy in individuals who has recurrent cancer or for whom surgery will not be e...
  • 131. Glucarpidase
  • US Brand Name for Glucarpidase(s): Voraxaze Use in Cancer Treatment Glucarpidase is to treat the following conditions: Methotrexate, an anticancer medication, has toxic blood levels. In adults and children whose kidneys aren't performing properly, it helps to eliminate methotrexate from t...
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  • 132. Mitomycin
  • Why is this medication prescribed? Mitomycin is used in combination with other medications to treat cancer of the stomach or pancreas that has spread to other parts of the body and has not improved or worsened after treatment with other medications, surgery, or radiation therapy. Mitomycin is a ...
  • Mitomycin
  • 133. Ivosidenib
  • (EYE voe SID e nib) Trade Name: Tibsovo® Ivosidenib is the generic name for the trade name drug Tibsovo®. In some cases, health care professional may use the trade name, Tibsovo®, when referring to the generic drug name, ivosidenib. Drug Type: Ivosidenib is a targeted therapy. This medi...
  • 134. Durvalumab (Imfinizi)
  • How does durvalumab work? Durvalumab (Imfinzi®) is to enhance your immune system’s ability to target and specifically kill cancer cells in a lung cancer patient. Sometimes, cancer cells can escape discovery from specific cancer-fighting cells known as T-cells. One way cancer cells do this is ...
  • 135. ICE chemotherapy
  • What is ICE chemotherapy? ICE chemotherapy is used to treat lymphoma. It can also help to treat other cancers.  It is best to read this information with our general information about chemotherapy and the type of cancer you have. ICE chemotherapy is named after the initials of the drugs us...
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  • 136. Hydroxyurea
  • Hydroxyurea can cause a severe decrease in the number of blood cells in your bone marrow. This may increase the risk that you will develop a serious infection or bleeding. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: fever, chills, excessive tiredness or weakness, ...
  • Hydroxyurea
  • 137. Herceptin Hylecta (trastuzumab and hyaluronidase-oysk)
  • General Information for Herceptin Hylecta Herceptin Hylecta is a fixed dose combination of trastuzumab, a HER2/neu receptor antagonist, with Halozyme's proprietary recombinant human hyaluronidase enzyme (Enhanze technology), which has been shown to increase the absorption rate of a trastuzumab. ...
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  • 138. Ayvakit (Avapritinib)
  • Introduction Ayvakit (Avapritinib) Ayvakit, sold under the brand name Avapritinib among others, is a medication used for the treatment of advanced systemic mastocytosis and for the treatment of tumours due to one specific rare mutation. Avapritinib is used to treat a certain type of gastrointe...
  • 139. Fluorouracil Topical
  • Why is this medication prescribed? Fluorouracil cream and topical solution are used to treat actinic or solar keratoses (scaly or crusted lesions [skin areas] caused by years of too much exposure to sunlight). Fluorouracil cream and topical solution are also used to treat a type of skin cancer c...
  • 140. Fulvestrant Injection
  • Why is this medication ? Fulvestrant injection is used alone or in combination with ribociclib (Kisqali®). To treat a certain type of hormone receptor positive, advanced breast cancer (breast cancer that depends on hormones such as estrogen to grow) or breast cancer has spread to other parts of...
  • 141. Gefitinib
  • Why is this medication prescribed? Gefitinib is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in people with certain types of tumors. Gefitinib is in a class of medications called kinase inhibitors. It works by blocking the action of a certain naturally occu...
  • 142. Goserelin Implant
  • Why this medication ? Goserelin implant is used in combination with radiation therapy and other medications to treat localized prostate cancer and is used alone to treat the symptoms associated with advanced prostate cancer. It also helps to treat advanced breast cancer in certain women. It is a...
  • 143. Erlotinib
  • Why is this medication prescribed? Erlotinib is used to treat certain types of non-small cell lung cancer that has spread to nearby tissues or to other parts of the body in patients who have already been treated with at least one other chemotherapy medication and have not gotten better. Erlotini...
  • 144. Everolimus
  • (eh-veh-ROH-lih-mus) Trade Name: Afinitor® Everolimus is the generic name for the trade name drug Afinitor. In some cases, health care professionals may use the brand name Afinitor when referring to the generic drug name everolimus. Drug Type Everolimus is an antineoplastic chemotherap...
  • 145. Fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki Injection
  • Why is this medication ? Fam-trastuzumab deruxtecan-nxki injection is to treat a certain type of breast cancer that cannot be removed by surgery or that has spread to other parts of the body after at least two other breast cancer treatments. It is also used to treat certain types of gastric canc...
  • 146. Dehydroepiandrosterone
  • Doctors have not demonstrated DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) to be useful in the treatment of cancer. The most abundant hormone produced by the adrenal glands is DHEA. DHEA has been beneficial in the treatment of depression and anxiety, lupus, sexual dysfunction, and Addison's disease in clin...
  • 147. Conjugated Linoleic Acid
  • Conjugated Linoleic acid CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) is a combination of octadecadienoic fatty acid isomers. CLA is popular as a bodybuilding aid and as a dietary supplement for its anti-cancer benefits. However there is no solid proof or recognized mechanism, and only a few studies have be...
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  • 148. Cesium Chloride
  • Cesium chloride (CsCl) is a mineral salt. Cancer patients seeking alternative therapies may consume by mouth or by injection into the body. CsCl can cause decreased potassium level in the blood, which is an important mineral for optimal heart function. On the labelling of some dietary supplements, ...
  • 149. Calcium D Glucarate
  • D-glucaric acid is a chemical generated naturally in tiny amounts by animals, including humans. Calcium-D-glucarate is the calcium salt of D-glucaric acid. Many fruits and vegetables contain glucaric acid, with oranges, apples, grapefruit, and cruciferous vegetables having the greatest amounts. Bet...
  • 150. Dostarlimab
  • Executive Summary: Dostarlimab is an anti-programmed death-1 (PD-1) monoclonal antibody being developed for the treatment of different cancer types. It is the monoclonal antibody of immunoglobulin G (IgG) 4κ isotype designed to bind to PD-1 while blocking the interaction with its ligands such a...
  • Dostarlimab for Clinical Trial for Rectal Cancer