Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond

Acronym: CLAG-M

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

(LeustatinTM, 2-CdA, 2-Chlorodeoxyadenosine)

Cladribine is used to treat hairy cell leukemia, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.

Cladribine is administered by infusion through a vein. The infusion may be over 1-2 hours on consecutive days, or may be as a continuous infusion over several days. The way it is given depends on the protocol.

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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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(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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