liposomal

A drug preparation that contains the active drug in very tiny fat particles. This fat-encapsulated drug is absorbed better, and its distribution to the tumor site is improved.

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  • liposomal SN-38 — A form of the anticancer drug irinotecan that may have fewer side effects and work better than irinotecan alone. Liposomal SN 38 is being studied in the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer and other types of cancer. It belongs to the family… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • liposomal — adjective see liposome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • liposomal — See liposome. * * * …   Universalium

  • liposomal — adjective Of or pertaining to liposomes …   Wiktionary

  • liposomal — li·po·so·mal …   English syllables

  • liposomal — adjective see liposome II * * * liposōˈmal adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑lip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Liposomal doxorubicin — is a chemotherapy ( antineoplastic or cytotoxic ) anti cancer drug. It is most commonly used to treat ovarian cancer and Aids related Kaposi s sarcoma, but may also be used to treat advanced breast cancer… …   Wikipedia

  • Liposomal daunorubicin — is a chemotherapy drug that is FDA approved to treat AIDS related Kaposi s sarcoma. It is also commonly used to treat specific types of leukaemia and non Hodgkin lymphoma. Liposomal daunorubicin is intravenously administered. It utilizes the… …   Wikipedia

  • liposomal cytarabine — a suspension of cytarabine molecules encapsulated in liposomes; it is a sustained release preparation that is injected intrathecally in the treatment of meningitis associated with lymphoma …   Medical dictionary

  • liposomal daunorubicin — an aqueous solution of the citrate salt of daunorubicin, encapsulated within specifically constructed liposomes; the preparation shows enhanced selectivity for solid tumors in situ compared with that of the hydrochloride salt. It is administered… …   Medical dictionary

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