Cancer: What You Need to Know Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

dasatinib Dasatinib

Dasatinib is a cancer medication that slows the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

cytarabine liposomal Cytarabine Liposomal

Cytarabine liposomal is a cancer medication. Cytarabine liposomal interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body./...learn more »

darbepoetin alfa Darbepoetin Alfa

Darbepoetin alfa is a man-made form of a protein that helps your body produce red blood cells. The amount of this protein in your body may be reduced when yo...learn more »

epirubicin Epirubicin

Epirubicin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

denileukin diftitox Denileukin Diftitox

Denileukin diftitox is a designed protein containing toxins that attach themselves to certain types of malignant cells in the body. Denileukin diftitox works...learn more »

valrubicin Valrubicin

Valrubicin is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Valrubicin interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body...learn more »

daunorubicin liposomal Daunorubicin Liposomal

Daunorubicin liposomal is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Daunorubicin liposomal interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and ...learn more »

topotecan Topotecan

Topotecan is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

doxorubicin liposomal Doxorubicin Liposomal

Doxorubicin liposomal is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

porfimer Porfimer

Porfimer makes your body's tissues more sensitive to the effects of light...learn more »

vinorelbine Vinorelbine

Vinorelbine is cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body...learn more »

dronabinol Dronabinol

Dronabinol is a man-made form of cannabis (marijuana is an herbal form of cannabis). Dronabinol causes many effects on your central nervous system...learn more »

gallium nitrate Gallium Nitrate

Gallium nitrate is a form of nitrate salt...learn more »

estradiol oral Estradiol Oral

Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body...learn more »

filgrastim Filgrastim

Filgrastim is a man-made form of a protein that stimulates the growth of white blood cells in your body. White blood cells help your body fight against infec...learn more »

vincristine Vincristine

Vincristine is cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body...learn more »

thiotepa Thiotepa

Thiotepa is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

fentanyl (buccal) Fentanyl (buccal)

Fentanyl is a narcotic (opioid) pain medicine...learn more »

fentanyl transdermal (skin patch) Fentanyl Transdermal (skin Patch)

Fentanyl is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic...learn more »

doxorubicin Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

dexamethasone (injection) Dexamethasone (injection)

Dexamethasone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Dexamethasone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

dactinomycin Dactinomycin

Dactinomycin is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

dacarbazine Dacarbazine

Dacarbazine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »

cytarabine Cytarabine

Cytarabine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body...learn more »





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