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This chemotherapy combination contains the drugs cytarabine (Ara-C), daunorubicin hydrochloride, and etoposide phosphate. Combinations usually work better than single drugs because different drugs kill cancer cells in different ways.

Drugs in the ADE combination:
A = Cytarabine (Ara-C)
D = Daunorubicin Hydrochloride
E = Etoposide Phosphate

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

ADE is used to treat:

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

More About ADE

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

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