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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: ABVD

ABVD
An abbreviation for a chemotherapy combination used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma. It includes the drugs doxorubicin hydrochloride (Adriamycin), bleomycin, vinblastine, and dacarbazine. Also called ABVD regimen.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.