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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends on cancer: Alternative to vincristine -will depend on the type of cancer. Different cancer has different treatment. Please discuss with your oncologist in detail ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Chemotherapy: Variety of cancers, leukemias...Acts by affecting microtubules....
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Vinca alkaloid: It interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body by binding to tubulin and inhibit microtubule formation in cancer cel ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
It's chief toxicity: Is neuropathy; it is not myelosuppressive. It suppresses the mitotic spindles made up of fibrillary structural piees siilar tto those that make up axo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Chemo agent: Vincristine is a chemotherapeutic agent also known as Oncovin (vincristine). It is primarily employed in the treatment of lymphomas and Hodgkins dise ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Lots of uses: Used in multiple malignancies but also used in non-malignant hematologic (blood) disorders, such as itp (immune mediated thrombocytopenia). This is l ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Citron
55 years experience Medical Oncology
Used correctly - no: Vincristine is an anti-cancer drug and has been used for over 50 years in cancer treatment. Given by an experienced health care worker fatalities are ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
It's chief toxicity: Is neuropathy; it is not myelosuppressive. It suppresses the mitotic spindles made up of fibrillary structural piees siilar tto those that make up axo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Which Leukemia type?: Vincristine is very effective in one type called Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia(ALL). it is typicalyd used in combination with other chemotherapy agents ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
They are in the same: Class but not interchangeable. Vcr is used in many pediatric diseases in combination. It causes constipation in that age group. It used to be used in ... Read More

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