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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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General Information About Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors

Epidemiology The age-adjusted incidence of carcinoid tumors worldwide is approximately 2 per 100,000 persons.[1,2] The average age at diagnosis is 61.4 years.[3] Carcinoid tumors represent about 0.5% of all newly diagnosed malignancies.[2,3] Anatomy Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing tumors that originate in cells of the diffuse neuroendocrine system. They occur most frequently in tissues derived from the embryonic gut. Foregut tumors, which account for up to 25% of cases, arise...

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Eloxatin (oxaliplatin)

Gemzar (gemcitabine)

Gleevec (imatinib)

Herceptin (trastuzumab)

Leukeran (chlorambucil)

Rheumatrex, Trexall (methotrexate)

Velcade (bortezomib)

WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on August 08, 2014

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