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Chemotherapy drugs

Chemotherapy is the main treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Find out about the different types of chemotherapy drugs used for the treatment of ALL.

Amsacrine (Amsidine, m-AMSA)

Read about amsacrine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Asparaginase

Read about asparaginase and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Cyclophosphamide

Read about cyclophosphamide and the possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Cytarabine

Read about cytarabine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Daunorubicin

Read about daunorubicin and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Doxorubicin

Read about doxorubicin and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Etoposide

Read about etoposide and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Mercaptopurine

Read about mercaptopurine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Methotrexate

Read about methotrexate and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Nelarabine

Read about nelarabine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Teniposide

Read about teniposide and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Tioguanine

Read about tioguanine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

Vincristine

Read about vincristine and its possible side effects for the treatment of ALL.

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