What is Cytarabine?

Anti cancer drug mainly used for treatment of leukemia and also have some antiviral activity against herpes virus. It interferes with DNA synthesis.

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My mother is a had breast cancer 2 .5years she is having ACUTE MYOBLASTIC LUKEMIA (AML) on 18th may 2010 that may be chemo induced.she...

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Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
Your mother has acute myeloid leukemia. chemotherapy or bone marrow...

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Hi my son having LCH from birth. Liver spleen and lung involvement.Now 1 year 10 months old. We have diagnised and treated with vinblastine and...

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Brief Answer:
You could try photodynamic therapy for your son.

Detailed Answer:

Since your son is having Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH)...

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good morning !! i have a query regarding my father who is diagnosed with Acute Mylaeod Leukemia and he is 63 years of age
doctors have advised to...

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there is no alternative but to go for treatment. with his age prognosis is good. other drugs, bone marrow trans fusion, fresh blood trans fusion...

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