The Myeloma Alphabet Soup Handbook
Chemotherapy Regimens Used To Treat Myeloma

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ABCM      Adriamycin, BCNU, Cyclophosphamide, Melphalan
AP        Alkeran, Prednisone (Same as MP)
BCP       BCNU, Cyclophospliamide, Prednisone
CP        Cytoxan, Prednisone
C-weekly  Cyclophosphamide weekly
CDEP,DCEP Dexamethasone, Cyclophosphamide, Etoposide, cis-Platinum
CWAP      Cyclophosphamide weekly plus alternate day Prednisone
EDAP      Etoposide, Dexamethasone, Cytosine Arabinoside, Cisplatin
EPOCH     Etoposide, Prednisone, Vincristine, Cyclophosphamide, Adriamycin
MCBP      Melphalan, Cyclophosphamide, BCNU, Prednisone
MOCCA     Methyl prednisolone, Vincristine, Cyclophosphamide, CCNU, Melphalan
MOD       Mitoxantrone (Novatrone), Vincristine, Dexamethasone
MP        Melphalan, Prednisone (Most widely used treatment for MM)
NOP       Mitoxantrone (Novatrone), Vincristine, Prednisone
VAD       Vincristine, Adriamycin, Dexamethasone (Second most widely used treatment for MM)
VAMP      Vincristine, Adriamycin, Methyl Prednisone
C-VAMP    VAMP plus C-weekly
VBAD      Vincristine, BCNU, Adriamycin, Dexamethasone
VBAM-Dex  Vincristine, BCNU, Adriamycin, Melphalan, Dexamethasone
VBAP      Vincristine, BCNU, Adriamycin, Prednisone
VBAPP     Vincristine, BCNU, Adriamycin, Procarbazine, Prednisone
VBMCP     Vincristine, BCNU, Melphalan, Cyclophosphamide, Prednisone
          (M2 protocol)
VMCP      Vincristine, Melphalan, Cyclophosphamide, Prednisone
VMCPP     Vincristine, Melphalan, Cyclophosphamide, Procarbazine, Prednisone
VMCP/VBAP Vincristine, Melphalan, Cyclophosphamide, Prednisone
          alternating with Vincristine, Carmustine, Doxorubicin, Prednisone
Z-DEX     Idarubicin (Zavedos), Dexamethasone
Source: Multiple Myeloma
Edited by: Gahrton, Gosta & Durie, Brian G.
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