Care During Chemotherapy and Beyond

Acronym: CMC

Most often associated with treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).

(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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(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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(Cytoxan®, Neosar®)

Cancers treated with cyclophosphamide include: Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Burkitt’s lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), chronic myelocytic leukemia (CML), acute myelocytic leukemia (AML), acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), t-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides), multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, retinoblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma; breast, testicular, endometrial, ovarian, and lung cancers, and in conditioning regimens for bone marrow transplantation.

Cyclophosphamide is also used to treat many disorders that are not cancer.

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