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Blincyto

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Blinatumomab is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Blinatumomab is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome-negative B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This medicine is given after other cancer treatments have been tried without success. Blinatumomab was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an “accelerated” basis. In clinical studies, blinatumomab produced complete remission in many people. However, further studies are needed to determine if this medicine can lengthen survival...

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Blinatumomab

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Blinatumomab is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Blinatumomab is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome-negative B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). This medicine is given after other cancer treatments have been tried without success. Blinatumomab was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an “accelerated” basis. In clinical studies, blinatumomab produced complete remission in many people. However, further studies are needed to determine if this medicine can lengthen survival...

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BCG

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BCG (Bacillus Calmette and Guérin) is a freeze-dried product made from bacteria. BCG increases certain white blood cells that destroy invading tumor cells in the bladder. BCG is used to treat bladder cancer that is localized (has not spread to other parts of the body).

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Arsenic

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Treating a certain type of cancer APL in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Arsenic is a chemotherapy agent. The way it works is not completely understood. It may work by blocking the growth of cancer cells.

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Alkeran I.V. oral/injection

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Melphalan is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Melphalan is used to treat multiple myeloma (a type of blood cancer) and cancer of the ovary. Melphalan treats only the symptoms of ovarian cancer or multiple myeloma, but does not treat the cancer itself.

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Alkeran tablets

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Treating symptoms of certain types of cancer (multiple myeloma, ovarian cancer). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Alkeran tablets are an alkylating agent. It works by destroying resting and rapidly dividing tumor cells in certain types of cancer.

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