"Cytarabine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A pyrimidine nucleoside analog that is used mainly in the treatment of leukemia, especially acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia. Cytarabine is an antimetabolite antineoplastic agent that inhibits the synthesis of DNA. Its actions are specific for the S phase of the cell cycle. It also has antiviral and immunosuppressant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p472)
- Cytosine Arabinoside
- Arabinoside, Cytosine
- Cytosar U
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cytarabine" by people in Profiles.
Phase 3 randomized trial of chemotherapy with or without oblimersen in older AML patients: CALGB 10201 (Alliance). Blood Adv. 2021 07 13; 5(13):2775-2787.
CPX-351 versus 7+3 cytarabine and daunorubicin chemotherapy in older adults with newly diagnosed high-risk or secondary acute myeloid leukaemia: 5-year results of a randomised, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial. Lancet Haematol. 2021 Jul; 8(7):e481-e491.
Consolidation outcomes in CPX-351 versus cytarabine/daunorubicin-treated older patients with high-risk/secondary acute myeloid leukemia. Leuk Lymphoma. 2020 03; 61(3):631-640.
Spinal Cord Toxicity from Intrathecal Chemotherapy: A Case with Clinicopathologic Correlation. World Neurosurg. 2019 Aug; 128:381-384.
A phase 2 study to assess the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of CPX-351 and its effects on cardiac repolarization in patients with acute leukemias. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2019 07; 84(1):163-173.
CPX-351 (cytarabine and daunorubicin) Liposome for Injection Versus Conventional Cytarabine Plus Daunorubicin in Older Patients With Newly Diagnosed Secondary Acute Myeloid Leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2018 09 10; 36(26):2684-2692.
Phase 3 results for vosaroxin/cytarabine in the subset of patients =60 years old with refractory/early relapsed acute myeloid leukemia. Haematologica. 2018 11; 103(11):e514-e518.
Vosaroxin plus cytarabine versus placebo plus cytarabine in patients with first relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia (VALOR): a randomised, controlled, double-blind, multinational, phase 3 study. Lancet Oncol. 2015 Sep; 16(9):1025-1036.
Phase III open-label randomized study of cytarabine in combination with amonafide L-malate or daunorubicin as induction therapy for patients with secondary acute myeloid leukemia. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Apr 10; 33(11):1252-7.
Myelopathy following intrathecal chemotherapy in adults: a single institution experience. J Neurooncol. 2015 Apr; 122(2):391-8.