Hyper-CVAD regimen for NHL and ALL: Part A: Cyclophosphamide, Vincristine, Doxorubicin, Dexamethasone. Contact Physician. HYPERCVAD Regimen. Cyclophosphamide-Vincristine-Doxorubicin- Dexamethasone-Methotrexate-Leucovorin-. Cytarabine. Disease Site. Modification of the hyper-CVAD regimen with anthracycline intensification did not improve outcome. Other modifications of the program could include.
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Going home Before you go home, the nurse or pharmacist will give you anti-sickness drugs to take.
They run your drip infusion through a pump, which gives you the treatment over a set time:. Some of the side effects can be serious, so it is important to read the detailed information below. The number proocol white blood cells will usually return to normal before your next treatment. Day 4 — you have vincristine and doxorubicin as a drip.
But most people call it hyper-CVAD as it is easier to say and write down. If you feel unwell or need advice, you can call them at any time of the day or night.
Nail changes Your nails may grow more slowly or break more easily. Before you go home, the nurse or pharmacist will give you anti-sickness drugs to take. This is usually mild and goes back to normal after treatment. Patients considered for the protocol will generally be under This treatment can cause constipation.
Hair loss is almost always temporary and protoocol hair will usually grow back after treatment ends. There hyperr be ways to preserve fertility for men and women.
If you’re struggling to find what you need, call our Support line on Monday to Friday, 9am-8pm. Symptoms of a blood clot include:. Dosage is individualized, based on factors such as body-weight, body surface area and the overall health of the patient.
Hyper-CVAD chemotherapy – Macmillan Cancer Support
Your skin may darken, but will return to its normal colour after you finish treatment. Hair loss usually starts after your first or second treatment. The doctor numbs an area of skin over your spine with local anaesthetic.
You have it regularly until the methotrexate is out of your system. Hyper-CVAD chemotherapy is generally reserved for use in the treatment of serious and aggressive forms of hematological malignancy.
How hyper-CVAD is given.
Children’s cancer Someone I know has cancer I’m looking after someone with cancer Cancer and other conditions Cancer and pregnancy. Tell others about your experiences and get answers to your questions. You will see a doctor or nurse before you have chemotherapy. Find out about support groups, where to get information and how to get involved with Macmillan where you are.
Tell your doctor or nurse if you feel like this. The leaflet lists all known side effects. You may notice white lines across your nails, or other changes to their shape or colour. They talk about what to bring to treatment, side effects and friendship between patients. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Hair loss Your hair will get thinner or you may lose all the hair from your head.
Too much uric acid can cause swelling and pain in the joints, which is called gout.
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You can usually go home after this if your methotrexate levels are okay. Your nurse will check you for signs of a reaction during your treatment. Order booklets or audio CDs about chemotherapy. Let your nurse or doctor know if you have indigestion or pain in your tummy, or both.
Cyclophosphamide is given as a drip over 2 hours. Contact the hospital straight away on the hour contact number you have if: You protocil have protcol tests to check how well your liver is working. If your white blood cell count is low, your doctor may delay your treatment for a short time. A support group for everything about chemotherapy, being treated and side effects.
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Effects on the heart This treatment can affect the way the heart works. Your next cycle will be Schedule B. The side effects of intrathecal hyper-CVAD may be different from those mentioned here. If your blood results are okay, the pharmacist will prepare your chemotherapy.