An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of plant drugs called vinca alkaloids.
a natural alkaloid of the periwinkle plant that has a formyl group on the vindoline nucleus; acts by interfering with tubulin assembly of the cell cytoskeleton preventing cytokinesis; used in combination drug chemotherapy for cancer.
An anticancer drug that interferes with the process of cell division
periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Oncovin); used to treat cancer of the lymphatic system
A chemotherapy agent which is widely used for many malignancies. It is a member of the vinca alkaloids. It interferes with cells in the metaphase of cell division, therefore inhibiting cell division.
An anti-neoplastic agent; a class of chemotherapy drugs that interferes with the growth of cancer cells.
chemotherapy drug sometimes used to treat Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Originally derived from the common periwinkle Catharantus roseus. Can cause peripheral neuropathy in some patients. Comprehensive Information. atch and Wait: a period of using no treatment or little treatment and seeing how the lymphoma progresses. Typically a strategy used for low grade / Indolent Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. More on the Watch and Wait page.
a chemotherapeutic drug used to treat various neoplastic (cancerous) conditions including Kaposi's sarcoma and lymphoma. Side effects include peripheral neuropathy. (oncovin)
Vincristine (Oncovin®) is a vinca alkaloid from the Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus, formerly Vinca rosea and hence its name). It is used in cancer chemotherapy.