BCNU


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AcronymDefinition
BCNUBritish Columbia Nurses’ Union (Canada)
BCNUBe Seein' You
BCNUBischloroethylnitrosourea
BCNUBacteria Controlled Nursing Unit
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Smaller numbers of members of other unions, including the Communication, Energy and Paperworkers [CEP], BCNU, OPEU, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Pulp and Paper Workers, and IWA, also struck.
We further explored the underlying mechanism of BCNU (with D-fraction)-induced cell death.
Treatment of melphalan-resistant multiple myeloma with vincristine, BCNU, doxorubicin, and high-dose dexamethasone (VBAD).
In marked contrast to the many toxic effects commonly experienced by patients treated with systemic or intra-arterial BCNU therapy, no significant adverse effects were associated with these implants," he adds.
BCNU causes pulmonary fibrosis: lungs harden, with dry cough, fever, difficult breathing and cyanosis in 20 to 30 percent of patients.
Avichai Shimoni (Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel) presented an update with longer follow-up time from a multi-center, prospective randomized study, for which he reported that ZEVALIN administered in combination with BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine (Ara-C), melphalan (BEAM) therapy -- Z-BEAM -- resulted in a 91% two-year overall survival (OS) rate in patients with refractory/relapsed aggressive lymphoma, versus a 62% OS rate in patients administered BEAM alone (p=0.
Los farmacos mas conocidos que en altas dosis y casi siempre en combinacion con radioterapia craneal pueden producir dano a cualquier parte del sistema nervioso central son el BCNU o carmustine, cisplatin, cytarabine, 5-fluorouacil, ifosfamide, L-aspariginase, methotrexate, procarbazine, corticosteroides, y algunos modificadores de las respuestas biologicas como el interferon y el interleukin-2.
My experience reinforced the work that the BCNU has been doing for the past ten years and provided me with new incentives.
These therapies included radiation therapy, high-dose tamoxifen, and a craniotomy for tumor resection and placement of BCNU wafers.