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retinoids

[ret-n-oyds] vitamin A and synthetic (man-made) compounds similar to vitamin A.

Retinoid therapy for neuroblastoma

... Retinoids are chemicals that are related to vitamin A. They are known as ... In
children with high-risk neuroblastoma, treatment with a retinoid called 13 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/detailedguide/neuroblastoma-treating-retinoid-therapy1

Vitamin A, Retinoids, and Provitamin A Carotenoids

... Pharmacological doses of some synthetic retinoids can modulate both the
aryl hydrocarbon receptor and retinoid receptor pathways. J Nutr. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/vitamin-a-and-beta-carotene

What's new in neuroblastoma research and treatment?

... Retinoids. ... Newer, potentially more effective retinoids, such as fenretinide,
are now being studied in clinical trials. Targeted drugs. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/neuroblastoma/detailedguide/neuroblastoma-new-research

Treatment for specific types of skin lymphoma

... Topical retinoid (vitamin A-like drug), such as bexarotene; Topical imiquimod ...
Retinoids (taken by mouth); Targeted drugs like vorinostat (Zolinza) or ...

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

Whole-body (systemic) treatments for skin lymphomas

... Systemic retinoids. Retinoids ... problems. Some retinoids can cause more
serious side effects, like fluid buildup in the body. ...

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

Skin-directed treatments for skin lymphomas

... Topical retinoids: Retinoids are drugs related to vitamin A. They can affect
certain genes in lymphoma cells that cause them to grow or mature. ...

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

What's new in breast cancer research and treatment?

... Fenretinide, a retinoid, is also being studied as a way to reduce the risk of
breast cancer (retinoids are drugs related to vitamin A). In a small study ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-new-research

Local therapy for Kaposi sarcoma

... Topical retinoid treatment. This type of treatment puts medicine directly
on the lesion. For example, alitretinoin, a retinoid ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/kaposisarcoma/detailedguide/kaposi-sarcoma-treating-local-therapy

What's new in research and treatment of basal and squamous ...

... Some of the most widely studied drugs so far are the retinoids, which are drugs
related to vitamin A. They have shown some promise in reducing ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/skincancer-basalandsquamouscell/detailedguide/skin-cancer-basal-and-squamous-cell-new-research

Bexarotene

... Bexarotene is a retinoid used as targeted therapy. Retinoids are compounds
related to vitamin A that help to regulate the gene functions that allow ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/bexarotene