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Cancer drugs

Cancer Drugs

QuestionAnswer
Mimics substances required to build DNA & RNA Antimetabolite (Cytarabine)
Blocks Mitosis Plant Alkaloid (Vincristine)
Prevent normal function of cancer cells Antitumor Antibiotics (Daunorubican)
Inhibit protein synthesis Enzyme (Elspar)
Blocks cells in M phase Mitotic Spindle Inhibitors
Two examples of Mitotic Spindle Inhibitors Vincristin and Taxol
Interferes with the S phase Antimetabolites
Three examples of antimetabolites 5FU, MTX, and Hydrea
Impairs DNA replication/RNA transcription Alkylating Agents
What are three examples of Alkylating Agents? Cisplatin, Carboplatin, Cytoxan
Interferes with DNA synthesis Antitumor Antibiotics
What are two antitumor antibiotics? Adriamycin and Bleomycin
Hormonal agents are classified as ________. Non-specific
Binds to hormonal receptor sites that alter cellular growth; inhibit RNA synthesis Hormonal agents
Mitotic Spindle Inhibitors are classified as __________. Specific
Antimetabolites are classified as _________. Specific
Alkylating agents are classified as _________. Non-specific
Antitumor agents are classified as ________. Non-specific
Created by: mreedy