Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond

Acronym: 7+3

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)

Daunorubicin is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. This medication is classified as an "anthracycline antitumor antibiotic." Also to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)

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(Idamycin®, Idamycin PFS)

Idarubicin is used for Myelodysplastic syndromes, Chronic myelogenous leukemia (in blast crisis), Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and Acute myelogenous leukemia"

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(Novantrone, DHAD)

Mitoxantrone is used for advanced prostate cancer not responding to hormone treatment - used in combination with steroids. Acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), Breast cancer and Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma

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