Name

Vidaza

Alternate Names

496
5-Azacitidine
5-Azacytidine
Antibiotic U-18
Azacitidine
Azacytidine
Ladakamycin

Abbreviations

5-AC
5-AZA
5-AZAC
5-AZCR
AZA-CR
AZC

Category

Chemotherapy

Subcategory

Antimetabolite

NSC Number

102816

Primary Site

Myelodysplastic syndromes

Histology

None

Remarks

Clinical trials for MDS and AML. Antineoplastic agent; reduction in size or spread of neoplasm; improvement in hematologic parameters; bone marrow aspirate; antimetabloite; also differentiation inducing agent.

Coding

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