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Melphalan (Alkeran)

An alkylating nitrogen mustard that is used as an antineoplastic in the form of the levo isomer - MELPHALAN, the racemic mixture - MERPHALAN, and the dextro isomer - MEDPHALAN; toxic to bone marrow, but little vesicant action; potential carcinogen.
Also Known As:
Alkeran; L-PAM; Sarcolysine; 4-(Bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)phenylalanine; Mustard, Phenylalanine; Medphalan; Merphalan; Phenylalanine Mustard; Sarkolysin; L-Phenylalanine, 4-(bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)-
Networked: 3245 relevant articles (391 outcomes, 582 trials/studies)

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1. Palumbo, Antonio: 39 articles (12/2015 - 08/2002)
2. Sanchorawala, Vaishali: 25 articles (11/2015 - 06/2002)
3. Boccadoro, Mario: 24 articles (12/2015 - 08/2002)
4. Eggermont, Alexander M M: 24 articles (02/2015 - 01/2003)
5. Seldin, David C: 23 articles (11/2015 - 06/2002)
6. Tyler, Douglas S: 21 articles (02/2015 - 08/2004)
7. Petrucci, Maria Teresa: 18 articles (12/2015 - 01/2002)
8. Anderson, Kenneth C: 18 articles (04/2015 - 07/2002)
9. Dimopoulos, Meletios A: 18 articles (04/2015 - 10/2003)
10. Bringhen, Sara: 18 articles (10/2014 - 08/2002)

Related Diseases

1. Multiple Myeloma
2. Neoplasms (Cancer)
3. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
4. Amyloidosis
5. Sarcoma (Soft Tissue Sarcoma)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. Prednisone (Sone)
2. Dexamethasone (Maxidex)
3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
4. Etoposide (VP 16)
5. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)
6. Melphalan (Alkeran)
7. Prednisolone (Predate)
8. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
9. Vincristine (Oncovin)
10. bortezomib (Velcade)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Stem Cell Transplantation
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
5. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)