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mitomycin

[¦mīd·ə¦mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
A complex of three antibiotics (mitomycin A, B, and C) produced by Streptomyces caespitosus.
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This is primarily attributed to the decision not to use recurrence inhibiting agents such as mitomycin C, 5-fluorouracil and triethylene thiophosphoramide during surgery.
Maximizing intravesical therapy options: Is there an advantage to the administration of perioperative mitomycin C prior to an induction course of BCG?
Efficacy and safety of intraoperative mitomycin c as adjunct therapy for pterygium surgery.
Sequential combination of mitomycin C plus bacillus CalmetteGuerin (BCG) is more effective but more toxic than BCG alone in patients with non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer in intermediate- and high-risk patients: Final outcome of CUETO 93009, a randomized prospective trial.
Dry eye after photorefractive keratectomy with adjuvant mitomycin C".
Radial urethrotomy and intralesional mitomycin C for the management of recurrent bladder neck contractures.
Autograft necrosis after pterygium excision may be related to excessive use of cautery, radiation and Mitomycin C or immunologic shift as seen in patients with scleral inflammation.
Howard Safran at Brown University, evaluated the safety and preliminary efficacy of the combination of ADXS11-001 with mitomycin, fluorouracil (FU), and intensity modulated radiation therapy in 10 patients with locally advanced, non-metastatic squamous cell anal cancer.
Advaxis announces that data from the investigator-initiated study evaluating the company's proprietary Lm-based antigen delivery product, axalimogene filolisbac, or ADXS11-001, in combination with chemoradiation as a treatment for high-risk, locally advanced anal cancer were published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology in an article titled, "Tolerability of ADXS11-001 Lm-LLO Listeria Based Immunotherapy With Mitomycin, Fluorouracil and Radiation for Anal Cancer.
Additional therapy may be attempted in patients with refractory strictures, including topical application of mitomycin C to the stricture site in an attempt to prevent new collagen formation, which decreases the incidence of recurrence.