According to the NCI the hydrochloride salt of mechlorethamine, is a nitrogen mustard and an analogue of sulfur mustard, with antineoplastic and immunosuppressive activities.
Indikationen/Anwendungsmöglichkeiten gemäss Chemocare.com:
As part of combination regimens in treatment of Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
As palliative chemotherapy in lung and breast cancers.
As a lotion to skin lesions of mycosis fungoides (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma).
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Info for Patients presented by Scott Hamilton from Chemocare.com