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Acronym: MAID

Most often associated with treatment of Sarcoma.

(Mesnex)

Prevention of ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis (syndrome of bleeding and irritation of the bladder).

Prevention of high-dose cyclophosphamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis.

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(Adriamycin ®, Rubex)

Cancers treated with Doxorubicin include: bladder, breast, head and neck, leukemia (some types), liver, lung, lymphomas, mesothelioma, multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovary, pancreas, prostate, sarcomas, stomach, testis (germ cell), thyroid, uterus.

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(Ifex®)

Ifosfamide is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as an "alkylating agent."

Ifosfamide is give through an infusion into a vein (intravenous, IV).

The amount of ifosfamide that you will receive depends on many factors, including your height and weight, your general health or other health problems, and the type of cancer or condition being treated. Your doctor will determine your dose and schedule.

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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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