NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- Hyper-CVAD regimen
A regimen consisting of cyclophosphamide, vincristine, doxorubicin and dexamethasone, administered on a hyperfractionated schedule, used to treat adult L3 acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL3 or Burkitt's-type) and adult small non-cleaved cell (Burkitt's) lymphoma. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: HyperCVAD Regimen
hyperfractionated cyclophosphamide-vincristine-adriamycin-dexamethasone regimen