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What agents inhibit the growth of neoplasm?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
Many.: Malignant tumors can be treated with any number of chemotherapy agents including doxorubicin, cytoxan, taxol, taxotere, 5fu, vincristine, vinblastine, bleomycin, methotrexate, Gemzar and Navelbine (vinorelbine) and Cisplatin to name a few. Which agents are used depends upon the type of tumor being treated. Other modalities can also have an effect on tumors- radiation therapy, hyperthermia, cryosurgery, etc.

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