- A drug used to
treat acute leukemia and is sometimes used with other drugs
to treat Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma,
rhabdomyosarcoma, neuroblastoma, and Wilms tumor. It is
also being studied in the treatment of other types of
cancer. Vincristine sulfate stops cancer cells from growing and dividing and may kill them. It is a type of vinca alkaloid. Vincristine is the active ingredient of
vincristine sulfate. The brand name Oncovin has been taken
off the market and is no longer available.