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Acronym: CVD

Most often associated with treatment of Melanoma

(Platinol®, Platinol®-AQ, CDDP)

Used to treat testicular, ovarian, bladder, head and neck, esophageal, small and non-small cell lung, breast, cervical, stomach and prostate cancers. Also to treat Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, neuroblastoma, sarcomas, multiple myeloma, melanoma, and mesothelioma.

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(Alkaban-AQ®, Velban®, Vinblastine Sulfate, Vincaleukoblastine, VLB)

This drug is given to treat Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, testicular, breast, lung, head and neck, and bladder cancers, Kaposi's sarcoma, mycosis fungoides (t-cell lymphoma), and choriocarcinoma.

It is also used in the treatment of certain blood disorders such as histiocytosis and idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura (ITP).

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(DTIC-Dome®, DTIC, DIC, Imidazole Carboxamide)

Dacarbazine is used for metastatic malignant melanoma, Hodgkin's disease, soft tissue sarcomas, neuroblastoma, fibrosarcomas, rhabdomyosarcoma, islet cell carcinoma, and medullary carcinoma of the thyroid.

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