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Old Thu Jul 17, 2008, 11:14 AM
MNladyslipper MNladyslipper is offline
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idarubensin ara-c

Anyone ever heard of this drug for induction chemo? MDS transforming to AML.
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Old Thu Jul 17, 2008, 12:16 PM
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Hi Bev,
Both Ara C and Idarubicin are chemos for MDS patients.

http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Treat...ugs/Cytarabine

http://www.cancerbackup.org.uk/Treat...ugs/Idarubicin
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Old Thu Jul 17, 2008, 12:21 PM
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Thanks Brigitta those links were very helpful.
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Old Thu Jul 17, 2008, 02:33 PM
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Hi Bev,
Hope your husband will have a good response without adverse reactions!
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