Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond

Acronym: ESHAP

Most often associated with treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma.

(Toposar®, VePesid®, Etopophos®)

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.

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(Duralone®, Medralone®, Medrol®, M-Prednisol®, Solu-Medrol®)

Used as an anti-inflammatory medication. Prednisolone relieves inflammation in various parts of the body. Used for treatment of certain kinds of autoimmune diseases, skin conditions, asthma and other lung conditions.

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(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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(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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