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Cancer Drugs

The following are some -- but not all -- of the cancer medications available in the U.S.:

Camptosar (irinotecan)

Cytoxan, Neosar (cyclophosphamide)

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Late Effects of the Cardiovascular System

Radiation, chemotherapy, and biologic agents, both independently and in combination, increase the risk of cardiovascular disease in survivors of childhood cancer; in fact, cardiovascular death has been reported to account for 26% of the excess absolute risk of death by 45 or more years from diagnosis in adults who survived childhood cancers, and is the leading cause of noncancer mortality in select cancers such as Hodgkin lymphoma (HL).[1,2] During the 30 years after cancer treatment, survivors are...

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Eloxatin (oxaliplatin)

Gemzar (gemcitabine)

Gleevec (imatinib)

Herceptin (trastuzumab)

Leukeran (chlorambucil)

Rheumatrex, Trexall (methotrexate)

Velcade (bortezomib)

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Arnold Wax, MD on June 25, 2012

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