ABVE regimen

Definition / meaning of ABVE regimen

An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used with radiation therapy to treat low-risk childhood Hodgkin lymphoma. It includes the drugs doxorubicin hydrochloride (Adriamycin), bleomycin sulfate, vincristine sulfate, and etoposide. Also called ABVE, DBVE, and DBVE regimen.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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