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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
There are >1 type of: I assume that your question is about Acute leukemia where Ara-C is commonly used. This is typically given in combination with other drugs like Daunoru ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Anti-Leukemic Drugs: Anthracyclines like Daunorubicin or Idarubicin are frequently used with ara-c as part of initial (induction) therapy for acute myeloid leukemia. Mitox ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
ALL therapy also ...: Includes cyclophosphamide, antimetabolite therapies such as 6-tg, 6-mp and methotrexate, and the corticosteroid dexamethasone. Methotrexate and Cytara ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Ara-C & daunorubicin: Combination of ara-c and Daunorubicin is used to treat acute leukemia. They may cause nasuea, vomiting, hair loss, weakness, supression to bone marrow ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Yes, ara-c has been used as part of chemotherapy regimen for acute leukemia.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
These drugs: Are used in the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body.It is used in ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cytarabine: Cytarabine is in a class of medications called antimetabolites. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells in your body. It is used in ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Many cancers: Cytarabine (also known as ara-c) is a very important and widely used chemotherapy agent. It is used in leukemia treatment, as well as for solid tumors ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
There is no: Definitive answer to your question. Studies have compared the strategies you mention. The high dose ara-c arm was closed because it was difficult to ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Allergy: Once you know you are allergic to any medication, food, or substance, the most important thing you can do is stay away from what you are allergic to. ... Read More
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