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BCNU

Be seein' you.
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In marked contrast to the many toxic effects commonly experienced by patients treated with systemic or intra-arterial BCNU therapy, no significant adverse effects were associated with these implants," he adds.
Certain side effects reported with intravenous delivery of BCNU have not been seen after implantation of Gliadel Implant.
Not all Net acronyms are, strictly, acronyms -like BCNU for "be seeing you".
According to data from a prospective Phase 1/2 study (ASCO Abstract 6543), combining ZEVALIN with BCNU, etoposide, cytarabine, melphalan (BEAM) therapy - Z-BEAM - resulted in a high response rate with durable remissions in rituximab-pretreated patient with aggressive B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who received autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT).
VAL-083 has previously demonstrated activity in cyclophosphamide, BCNU and phenylanine mustard resistant cell lines and no evidence of cross-resistance has been encountered in published clinical studies.
BCNU is considered to be the most active of the current chemotherapeutic agents used to treat malignant glioma and is the standard arm in most clinical trials (Walker et al.