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|RATING||REASON||SIDE EFFECTS FOR BICNU||COMMENTS||SEX||AGE||DURATION/|
|4||Brain tumor chemotherapy||after five rounds, severe neutropenia.||no tumor progression||F||44||8 months ||8/15/2006|
BICNU (CARMUSTINE): This medication is used to treat certain types of cancer (including multiple myeloma, brain tumor, Hodgkin's disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma). Carmustine belongs to a class of drugs known as alkylating agents. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells. (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)