BCNU

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BCNU

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MGI PHARMA markets Aloxi(R) (palonosetron hydrochloride) Injection and Gliadel(R) Wafer (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) in the United States.
The role of adjuvant chemotherapy after radiation therapy for GBM remains controversial, as shown by a meta-analysis that indicated only a minimal improvement in survival of 10% at 1 year for those receiving adjuvant carmustine (Fine, Dear, Loeffler, Black, & Canellos, 1993).
You should not be given GLIADEL Wafer if you are allergic to carmustine or any of the components of GLIADEL Wafer.
Gliadel([R]) (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) Wafer is indicated in patients with newly diagnosed high-grade malignant glioma as an adjunct to surgery and radiation.
Three drugs that cover the major market of GBM treatment are bevacizumab (Avastin), temozolomide (Temodar/Temodal/Temcad), and carmustine (BiCNU).
MGI PHARMA markets Aloxi[R] (palonosetron hydrochloride) Injection, Dacogen[R] (decitabine) for Injection and Gliadel[R] Wafer (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) in the United States.
Gliadel Implant (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) is a biodegradable wafer containing the chemotherapy agent carmustine, or BCNU, and is indicated in newly diagnosed patients with high-grade malignant glioma as an adjunct to surgery and radiation.
A phase 3 trial of local chemotherapy with biodegradable carmustine (BCNU) wafers (Gliadel wafers) in patients with primary malignant glioma.
Current therapeutic options for recurrent GBM are Roche's Avastin (bevacizumab), carmustine and other chemotherapy drugs used off-label.
rights for Gliadel Wafer (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) to specialty pharmaceutical company Arbor Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) GLIADEL(R) Wafer Treatment of Adults with Newly Accepted for (polifeprosan 20 Diagnosed Glioblastoma publication with carmustine Multiforme or Anaplastic only.
Sales of Gliadel([R]) Wafer (polifeprosan 20 with carmustine implant) were $10.