Flashcards in 15.1 Anticancer Deck (12):
What drugs are given for Hodgkin's Lymphoma
What anticancer drugs do not cause bone marrow suppression? (2)
Which drugs are used for testicular cancer?
What is adjuvant chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy is added in addition to surgery or radiotherapy
What is Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy?
Chemotherapy given before surgery to decrease the size of tumor.
What is induction chemotherapy?
chemotherapy given to obtain complete remission from the tumor, usually blood cancers.
What is maintenance chemotheraphy?
chemotherapy given to maintain remission from the cancer
Alkylation occurs where?
Alkylation at N7 position of guanine in DNA
Cyclophosphamide metabolims gives a toxic compound called what?
What inactivates acrolein?
What is Ifosfamide?
•Mechanism of action & ADR similar to cyclophosphamide
•More potent than cyclophosphamide
•More potential to cause hemorrhagic cystitis
•Prior administration of MESNA is a must for each dose