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Flashcards in Oncology Deck (13):
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Alka-seltzer

Analgesic/ antacid for HA, Body aches, pain, heartburn, indigestion. Contains aspirin. At risk for bleeding. Should not be taken by patient receiving chemo to avoid bone marrow suppression.

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Vinblastine

Antineoplastic agent. Blocks production of tumor cells

3

Doxorubicin (adriamycin)

Chemo for uterine, breast, stomach cancer

4

Cisplatin (platinol- AQ)

Chemo for uterine cancer, stomach cancer

5

Medroxyprogesterone (depo-provera)

Estrogen inhibitor. BC Shot. Uterine cancer

6

Tamoxifen (nolvadex/ soltamox)

Estrogen inhibitor. Uterine, breast cancer

7

Paclitaxel (taxol)

Chemo for breast cancer

8

Leuprolide (lupron)

Estrogen synthesis inhibitors for breast cancer. Dec testosterone for prostate cancer

9

Goserelin (zoladex)

Estrogen synthesis inhibitors for breast cancer

10

5-FU (fluorouracil)

Chemo drug for colorectal cancer, stomach cancer

11

Belladonna and opium (b&o suppository)

Bladder spasms with prostate cancer

12

Oxybutynin (ditropan)

Bladder spasms with prostate cancer

13

Mutamycin (mitomycin- C)

Chemo for stomach cancer