Which medications in the drug class Antineoplastics, Antibiotic are used in the treatment of Hodgkin Lymphoma?

Updated: Sep 12, 2018
  • Author: Bradley W Lash, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Antineoplastics, Antibiotic

Antibiotic antineoplastic agents are produced by microorganisms and inhibit or prevent the proliferation of neoplasms.

Bleomycin (Blenoxane)

Classified as an antibiotic, bleomycin induces free radical-mediated breaks in strands of DNA. This agent is part of the ABVD (Adriamycin [doxorubicin], bleomycin, vinblastine, dacarbazine) regimen.


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