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Introduction: Lomustine

Description of Lomustine

Lomustine: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lomustine: an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Lomustine: A nitrosourea with antineoplastic activity. Lomustine alkylates and crosslinks DNA, thereby inhibiting DNA and RNA synthesis. This agent also carbamoylates DNA and proteins, resulting in inhibition of DNA and RNA synthesis and disruption of RNA processing. Lomustine is lipophilic and crosses the blood-brain barrier. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Lomustine: cytotoxic alkylating agent of the nitrosourea group used as an antineoplastic.
Source: CRISP

Lomustine: An alkylating agent of value against both hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source: Diseases Database

Source - MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Lomustine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Lomustine can be used for:

Source: CRISP

The description of Lomustine may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lomustine

The following list attempts to classify Lomustine into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • antineoplastic,antineoplastic drug,cancer drug
  • cytotoxic drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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