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Is mechlorethamine a cancer medication? For what kinds of tumors?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology

In brief: Nitrogen

Mustard was one of the first chemotherapies shown to work in lymphomas, and until reently was teh m in mopp chemotherapy used for hodgkin's disease.
It is not commonly used. Alkylators can cause leukemias and mustard is not top the choice for any disease today.

In brief: Nitrogen

Mustard was one of the first chemotherapies shown to work in lymphomas, and until reently was teh m in mopp chemotherapy used for hodgkin's disease.
It is not commonly used. Alkylators can cause leukemias and mustard is not top the choice for any disease today.
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