List of chemotherapeutic agents


List of chemotherapeutic agents

This is a list of specific that are known to be of use in the treatment of cancer, otherwise known as . This list is organized by "type" of agent, though the subsections are not necessarily definitive and are subject to revision. Each drug is listed once (at present), though it might fall in more than one subsection.

A full alphabetical listing is included after the categorical listing.

Alkylating agents

* Cyclophosphamide
* Mechlorethamine
* Chlorambucil
* Melphalan

Anthracyclines

"article on anthracyclines"
* Daunorubicin
* Doxorubicin
* Epirubicin
* Idarubicin
* Mitoxantrone
* Valrubicin

Cytoskeletal disruptors

* Paclitaxel
* Docetaxel

Epothilones

"article on epothilones"

Inhibitors of topoisomerase II

* Etoposide
* Teniposide
* Tafluposide

Nucleotide analogs and precursor analogs

* Azacitidine
* Azathioprine
* Capecitabine
* Cytarabine
* Doxifluridine
* Fluorouracil
* Gemcitabine
* Mercaptopurine
* Methotrexate
* Tioguanine (formerly Thioguanine)

Peptide antibiotics

* Bleomycin

Platinum-based agents

* Carboplatin
* Cisplatin
* Oxaliplatin

Retinoids

* All-trans retinoic acid

Vinca alkaloids and derivatives

* Vinblastine
* Vincristine
* Vindesine
* Vinorelbine

Full alphabetical listing

* All-trans retinoic acid
* Azacitidine
* Azathioprine
* Bleomycin
* Carboplatin
* Capecitabine
* Cisplatin
* Chlorambucil
* Cyclophosphamide
* Cytarabine
* Daunorubicin
* Docetaxel
* Doxifluridine
* Doxorubicin
* Epirubicin
* Epothilone
* Etoposide
* Fluorouracil
* Gemcitabine
* Hydroxyurea "requires categorization"
* Idarubicin
* Imatinib
* Mechlorethamine
* Mercaptopurine
* Methotrexate
* Mitoxantrone
* Oxaliplatin
* Paclitaxel
* Pemetrexed
* Teniposide
* Tioguanine
* Valrubicin
* Vinblastine
* Vincristine
* Vindesine
* Vinorelbine


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