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Cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy are given dexamethasone to counteract certain side effects of their antitumor treatments.

Dexamethasone - Drug Information - Chemocare

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Drug type: Dexamethasone has many uses in the treatment of cancer. It is classified as a glucocorticosteroid. (For more detail, see "How this drug works" section ...

Dexamethasone Reduces Fatigue in Advanced Cancer Patients

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Aug 2, 2013 ... In patients with advanced cancer, dexamethasone significantly improves fatigue, quality of life, physical well-being, and physical distress.

Widely used anti-nausea drug may interfere with cancer chemotherapy

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Mar 15, 2004 ... "Nearly every patient receiving chemotherapy for breast cancer also receives dexamethasone pre-treatments that may make therapy less ...

dexamethasone (brand name: Decadron) - Breastcancer.org

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It is used to treat some of the problems caused by cancer and its treatment. It can help shrink swelling, relieve nausea, and decrease your body's allergic ...

Dexamethasone a Potential Treatment for Cancer ... - Oncology Times

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Nov 13, 2013 ... BY HEATHER LINDSEY. Dexamethasone helps to reduce cancer-related fatigue in patients with advanced disease, according to a ...

Dexamethasone can provide short-term relief from cancer-related ...

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Hemonc Today | Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most distressing symptoms reported by patients with cancer.

Corticosteroids in Advanced Cancer | Cancer Network

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The most commonly used corticosteroids in the United States include prednisone , prednisolone, methlyprednisolone, dexamethasone, and hydrocortisone, all of ...

Dexamethasone as a chemosensitizer for breast cancer ... - NCBI

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Dexamethasone as a chemosensitizer for breast cancer chemotherapy: potentiation of the antitumor activity of adriamycin, modulation of cytokine expression, ...

Management of bone metastases - NCBI - National Institutes of Health

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Bone metastases are a frequent complication of cancer and the most ... A dose of 4 to 16 mg of dexamethasone is typically used in palliative pain management.

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Steroids (dexamethasone, prednisolone, methyl prednisolone ...

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There are a number of ways steroids can help during cancer treatment. They include. Treating the cancer ...

Guide to Cancer Drugs - American Cancer Society

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Dexamethasone - Navigating Cancer

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How Decadron (dexamethasone) chemotherapy works, side effects, interactions and precautions. Get free tools to track your health.