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corticosteroid

[kor-tih-ko-STER-oyd] any of a number of steroid hormones made by the cortex (outer layer) of the adrenal glands. Manmade versions are sometimes used as cancer treatments or to reduce nausea. They are also used to relieve bone pain in patients with cancer in the bones.

Corticosteroids for Castleman disease

... Corticosteroids are often taken as pills, but they can also be given as an
injection into a vein. Prednisone is the corticosteroid pill most often used to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/castlemandisease/detailedguide/castleman-disease-treating-corticosteriods

Treatment for specific types of skin lymphoma

... chemotherapy with BCNU or nitrogen mustard; Topical corticosteroid ointments
or ... chosen, such as nitrogen mustard or corticosteroids applied to ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-treating-specific-types

Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone and prednisone,
are an important part of the treatment of multiple myeloma. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/detailedguide/multiple-myeloma-treating-chemotherapy

Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone and prednisone,
are an important part of the treatment of multiple myeloma. ...

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Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone and prednisone,
are an important part of the treatment of multiple myeloma. ...

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Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone and prednisone,
are an important part of the treatment of multiple myeloma. ...

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Chemotherapy and other drugs for multiple myeloma

... Other drugs used to treat multiple myeloma. Corticosteroids. ... If taken for a long
time, corticosteroids can cause the bones to become weak. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/multiplemyeloma/overviewguide/multiple-myeloma-overview-treating-chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia

... Corticosteroids. Corticosteroid drugs such as dexamethasone (Decadron),
prednisone, methylprednisolone (Solu-medrol®), hydrocortisone, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/waldenstrommacroglobulinemia/detailedguide/waldenstrom-macroglobulinemia-treating-chemotherapy

Skin-directed treatments for skin lymphomas

... Topical corticosteroids: These are drugs related to cortisol, a hormone made ...
Corticosteroid pills and injections have long been an important part of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lymphomaoftheskin/detailedguide/lymphoma-of-the-skin-treating-skin-directed-treatments

Chemotherapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia

... purine analog, with other chemo drugs, with a corticosteroid, or with ...
Corticosteroids such as prednisone, methylprednisolone, and dexamethasone. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chroniclymphocyticcll/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-lymphocytic-treating-chemotherapy