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NCCN Guidelines for Patients™: Multiple Myeloma
Version 1.2012
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Definitions:
3.2 Systemic therapy
Table 1. Drug treatment for multiple myeloma
Generic name
Sold as (brand name)
Type of drug
Bendamustine
Treanda
Chemotherapy
Bortezomib
Velcade
Targeted therapy
Carfilzomib
Kyprolis
Targeted therapy
Cisplatin
Platinol
Chemotherapy
Cyclophosphamide
Cytoxan
Chemotherapy
Dexamethasone
Decadron
Steroid
Doxorubicin
Adriamycin
Chemotherapy
Etoposide
VePesid
Chemotherapy
Interferon
Chemotherapy
Lenalidomide
Revlimid
Targeted therapy
Liposomal doxorubicin Doxil
Chemotherapy
Melphalan
Alkeran
Chemotherapy
Prednisone
Steroid
Thalidomide
Thalomid
Targeted therapy
Vincristine
Oncovin
Chemotherapy
Vorinostat
Zolinza
Targeted therapy
Immune system:
The
group of organs and cells
that defends the body
against illnesses
Inflammation:
Redness,
heat, pain, and swelling
from injury or infection
Proteasomes:
A group of
proteins in cells that helps
control cell growth and
division
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