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  1. Melphalan injection is used to treat multiple myeloma (a type of cancer of the bone marrow). Melphalan injection should only be used to treat people who are unable to take melphalan by mouth. Melphalan is in a class of ...
  2. Melphalan is used to treat multiple myeloma (a type of cancer of the bone marrow). Melphalan is also used to treat a certain type ... the female reproductive organs where eggs are formed). Melphalan is in a class of medications called alkylating ...
  3. Multiple Myeloma: Patient Handbook (International Myeloma Foundation) - PDF  
    ... or if stem cell transplant planned Dexamethasone plus Melphalan • This combination produces more rapid benefit than MP • The use of melphalan up-front damages stem cells • Dexamethasone can be ...
  4. ... remission. Chemotherapy drugs used in multiple myeloma include melphalan (brand name: Alkeran), cyclophosphamide (brand name: Cytoxan), Doxorubicin ( ... consists of a regimen that does not contain melphalan, such as lenalidomide plus dexamethasone (Rd) or bortezomib, ...
  5. Multiple Myeloma (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... often used together to treat multiple myeloma are melphalan (a chemotherapy drug) and prednisone (a steroid medicine). ... give you blood tests once a month. When melphalan kills the cancer cells, it also kills some ...
  6. List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings 2012 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF  
    ... listed hazardous waste. Chlorambucil, cyclophosphamide, daunorubicin HCI, diethylstilbestrol, melphalan, mitomycin, streptozocin, and uracil mustard are U-listed ...
  7. Known and Probable Human Carcinogens (American Cancer Society)  
    ... HHV-8) (infection with) Leather dust Magenta production Melphalan Methoxsalen (8-methoxypsoralen) plus ultraviolet A radiation, also ... virus Human papilloma viruses: some genital-mucosal types Melphalan Methoxsalen with ultraviolet A therapy (PUVA) Mineral oils ( ...
  8. Multiple Myeloma (College of American Pathologists) - PDF  
    ... cancer cells throughout the body. Chemotherapy drugs include melphalan, cyclophosphamide, vincristine, and doxorubicin. Prednisone, a steroid, also ...
  9. Essential Thrombocythemia Facts (Leukemia & Lymphoma Society) - PDF  
    ... such as radiophosphorus, and alkylating agents, such as melphalan (Alkeran®), chlorambucil (Leukeran®) and others. Low-dose aspirin — ...
  10. Learning about Lymphoma: Glossary of Terms (Lymphoma Research Foundation)  
    ... carmustine, carzelesin, cyclophosphamide (also called Cytoxan), ifosfamide, lomustine, melphalan, porfiromycin and semustine. allogeneic: Adjective referring to the ...
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