vincristine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vincristine periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Oncovin); used to treat cancer of the lymphatic system
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Usage


In news:

Twenty-seven patients with advanced Summary diffuse histiocytic lymphoma (reticulum-cell sarcoma) were treated with combination chemotherapy utilising nitrogen mustard (or cyclophosphamide), procarbazine, vincristine, and prednisone.
FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Vincristine Sulfate Liposome Injection.
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