STANFORD V

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This page contains brief information about the drug combination called STANFORD V. The drugs in the combination are listed, and links to individual drug summaries are included.

Drugs in the STANFORD V combination:
Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride
Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
Vinblastine Sulfate
Vincristine Sulfate
Bleomycin
Etoposide
Prednisone

Chemotherapy is often given as a combination of drugs. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.

Each of the drugs in this combination is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat cancer or conditions related to cancer.

Use in Cancer

STANFORD V is used to treat:

This combination may also be used with other drugs or treatments or to treat other types of cancer.

More About STANFORD V

Definition from the NCI Drug Dictionary - Detailed scientific definition and other names for this drug.

  • Posted: September 18, 2009
  • Updated: May 29, 2012