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  • noun A particular drug used in chemotherapy.


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  • On January 31, Sanofi's Genzyme unit informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that it was notifying customers of a limited recall of a specific lot of Fludara, also known as fludarabine phosphate.

    Reuters: Press Release 2012

  • While ASA404 and AS1413 are the key value drivers for the Company over the medium term, we have a very promising shorter-term niche opportunity in oral fludarabine, which is currently being considered for approval by the FDA.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases 2008

  • The other half didn't respond to fludarabine and were considered unsuitable for Campath because of their type of cancer.

    Genmab's Cancer Treatment 2008

  • About half of 138 patients involved had previously not responded to two other medications -- Campath and the chemotherapy fludarabine.

    Genmab's Cancer Treatment 2008

  • But another relatively new drug, fludarabine, described by some doctors as "just as good" as RIT, actually achieved results about 10 percent worse than Bexxar and Zevalin in one study, though it is preferable for some patients who cannot tolerate radioactive treatment.

    How Washington Is Nixing a Cancer Cure 2007

  • In the study, eight cycles of Rituxan plus either CHOP (cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine and prednisone), CVP (cyclophosphamide, vincristine and prednisone) or FCM (fludarabine, cyclophosphamide and mitoxantrone) chemotherapy was used as initial treatment.

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  • Previously untreated and previously treated CD20-positive CLL in combination with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide FC

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  • Genzyme is not the sole manufacturer of fludarabine phosphate in the United States.

    Reuters: Press Release 2012

  • Similar reactions have been associated with the active ingredient fludarabine but have not been clearly attributed to the Ben Venue Laboratories manufactured lot.

    Reuters: Press Release 2012

  • The research team used a reduced-intensity conditioning approach with two common chemotherapies (fludarabine and cyclophosphamide) to reduce complications and allow the donor stem cells to fight the disease themselves. - latest science and technology news stories 2010


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