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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 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
38 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
20 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 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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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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 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
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
These drugs: Are used in the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 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 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Lipomas?: I think you might be referring to lipomas which are soft fatty tumors that can literally form just about anywhere. They are usually benign, but in ve ... Read More
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