An alkylating agent and important immunosuppressant. Acts by alkylating SH and NH2 groups especially the N7 of guanine.
Chemotherapy drug used in treatment of breast cancer (see CMF).
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An anti-cancer drug (chemotherapy).Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=c
<drug, oncology> An alkylating agent and important immunosuppressant. Acts by alkylating SH and NH2 groups especially the N7 of guanine. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(si″klo-fos´fә-mīd) a cytotoxic alkylating agent, one of the nitrogen mustards, used in antineoplastic therapy for a wide variety of conditions, often in combination with other agents; also used as an immunosuppressant to prevent transplant rejection and in the treatment of certain diseases with abnormal immu...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `drug`) ...agents were the first anticancer drugs used, and, despite their hazards, they remain a cornerstone of anticancer therapy. Some examples of ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/174
Type: Term Pronunciation: sī′klō-fos′fă-mīd Definitions: 1. An alkylating agent with antitumor activity and uses similar to those of its parent compound, nitrogen mustard (mechlorethamine hydrochloride); also a suppressor of B-cell activity and antibody formation.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=22266
A drug that is used to treat many types of cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is also used to treat some types of kidney disease in children. Cyclophosphamide attaches to DNA in cells and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called CTX and Cytoxan.Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=C
Trade name is CytoxanFound on http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/glossary/glossary.asp
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