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  • noun A particular anthracycline drug used in chemotherapy.


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  • But after three years of radiation and chemotherapy treatments that included the anthracyline idarubicin, she was “clean.”

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face New Threats as Adults 2009

  • The companies agreed to grant each other full releases for the drugs; Teva will continue to market generic versions of idarubicin and azithromycin in exchange for a payment of $70 million.

    Drug Stocks End Short Week Lower 2006

  • Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Nov. 21 it forged an agreement with Pfizer regarding the generic sales of idarubicin, azithromycin and epirubicin.

    Drug Stocks End Short Week Lower 2006

  • They tested other members of the anthracycline drug class and found that doxorubicin, epirubicin and idarubicin also blocked HIF-1 activity. - latest science and technology news stories 2009

  • The anthracycline class of chemotherapeutics - doxorubicin (Adriamycin), daunorubicin, epirubicin, idarubicin - have been used for four decades to treat many types of cancer, including leukemia, lymphoma, sarcomas and carcinomas, The standard method of administration had been to use the highest tolerable dose every few weeks to kill all rapidly growing cells by preventing them from accurately copying their genetic material. - latest science and technology news stories 2009

  • A total of 102 patients (70 in Brazil, 25 in Mexico, and seven in Uruguay) were enrolled and received treatment identical to the LPA 2005 protocol set forth by the PETHEMA working group of the Spanish Association of Hematology and Hemotherapy, which consisted of all-trans retinoic acid, idarubicin, mitoxantrone, and cytosine arabinoside combination therapy.

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  • Sgt. Sachs opted to take part in a [highly controversial] Phase I Study [Arsenic trioxide, high-dose cytarabine and idarubicin induction therapy in previously untreated de novo and secondary adult AML patients news_pages_rounded) {news_pages_rounded++; news_pages_amount = news_pages_rounded; prepare_and_show_news_table (1);

    R. B. Stuart: Residue From the Burn Pits of Iraq: Soldiers with Cancer 2009


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