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Acronym: ADE

Most often associated with treatment of Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML)

(Cytosar-U®, Ara-C, Arabinosylcytosine)

Cytarabine is used to treat different forms of leukemia, including acute and chronic myelogenous (AML and CML) and acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). It is also used to treat lymphoma, meningeal leukemia and lymphoma (cancers found in the lining of the brain and spinal cord)

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(Cerubidine®, Daunorubicin Hydrochloride, Daunomycin, Rubidomycin Hydrochloride)

To treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)

Also to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

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(Toposar®, VePesid®, Etopophos®, VP-16, Etoposide phosphate)

Testicular, bladder, prostate, lung, stomach, and uterine, cancers. Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, mycosis fungoides, Kaposi's sarcoma, Wilm's tumor, rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, neuroblastoma, brain tumors.

It also may be given as high-dose therapy in bone marrow transplant setting.

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