- periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Oncovin); used to treat cancer of the lymphatic system
How To Use Oncovin In A Sentence
- Treatment for stage IVB Hodgkin lymphoma was begun, consisting of cytoxan, oncovin, prednisone, and procarbazine alternating with adriamycin, bleomycin, and vinblastine.
- Compared with CHOP -- cyclophosphamide, hydroxydaunorubicin, vincristine (Oncovin), and prednisone -- plus rituximab, the combination of bendamustine and rituximab showed substantially lower toxicity and better complete response rates in a randomized Phase III trial, reported Mathias Rummel, MD, PhD, of University Hospital in Giessen, Germany. MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians