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Salvage Therapy Summary

Description: A therapeutic approach, involving chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or surgery, after initial regimens have failed to lead to improvement in a patient's condition. Salvage therapy is most often used for neoplastic diseases.

Also Known As: Therapy, Salvage; Salvage Therapies; Therapies, Salvage

Networked: 1806 relevant articles (196 outcomes, 211 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Salvage Therapy is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 22 outcomes 20 studies in 190 results
  2. Lymphoma (Lymphomas) : 14 outcomes 16 studies in 105 results
  3. Hodgkin Disease (Hodgkin's Disease) : 12 outcomes 9 studies in 86 results
  4. Germ Cell and Embryonal Neoplasms (Germ Cell Tumor) : 11 outcomes 4 studies in 54 results
  5. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 10 outcomes 12 studies in 63 results
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Drugs Related to Salvage Therapy

  1. Etoposide (VP 16)
  2. Cisplatin (Platino)
  3. Cytarabine (Cytosar-U)
  4. Ifosfamide
  5. Paclitaxel (Taxol)
  6. caspofungin (Cancidas)
  7. rituximab (Mabthera)
  8. posaconazole
  9. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
  10. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
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Therapies Related to Salvage Therapy

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Radiotherapy
  3. Stem Cell Transplantation
  4. Combination Drug Therapy (Combination Chemotherapy)
  5. Prostatectomy (Retropubic Prostatectomy)
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