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glossary:chop_chemotherapy [2013/01/30 09:27] (current)
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 +A type of combination chemotherapy regimen that consists of the following drugs: cyclophosphamide,​ doxorubicin,​ vincristine (Oncovin), Adriamycin (hydroxydoxorubicin),​ and Prednisone or Prednisolone.
 +From: [[http://​​|CHOP Chemotherapy]]
 +What is CHOP Chemotherapy?​
 +Since almost all cancer afflictions are treated using the techniques of Chemotherapy,​ CHOP is a special ilk of the Chemotherapy treating procedure which is used to doctor the calamitous impacts of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. It is discovered that the CHOP Chemotherapy treating process has the least of noxious side-effects but is extremely favoring to limit the multiplied counts of WBC. CHOP comprise of sedatives like:
 +Cyclophosphamide – It acts like a super-active alkylactic agent which knocks out the DNA state and fixes it forming new cross links.
 +Adriamycin (hydroxydoxorubicin) – This functions like an additive agent, infusing it-self amidst the DNA bases to curtail its strength.
 +Oncovin (Vincristine) – It bars the cells to continue with the process of quick cloning by forging it to the tubules of rich protein.
 +Prednisone or Prednisolone – Also popularly known as rich content of corticosteroids,​ primarily used to counteract the adverse debility stress effects like infection or other problems.
glossary/chop_chemotherapy.txt · Last modified: 2013/01/30 09:27 by Pat O'Connor