Name

Amonafide

Alternate Names

Benzisoquinolinedione
M-FA-142
Nafidimide
Quinamed

Abbreviations

BIDA

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Cytostatic agent--topoisomerase inhibitor

NSC Number

308847
621093

Primary Site

None

Histology

None

Remarks

Amonafide is inactive in most malignancies, and its toxicity is substantial. Some degree of antitumor activity has been observed in patients with advanced breast cancer and prostate cancer, and additional investigations in these malignancies are needed.

Coding

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