An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of plant drugs called vinca alkaloids.

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... VINCRISTINE (Oncovin®) is a cancer chemotherapy agent used for treating many different types of cancer including acute lymphocytic leukemia, non-Hodgkin''s lymphoma (NHL), Hodgkin''s disease, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), multiple myeloma, breast cancer, Wilm''s tumor, brain cancer, and others. Vincristine comes from a plant in the periwinkle family. Vincristine interferes with the growth of rapidly dividing cells, like cancer cells, and eventually causes cell death. Vincristine is most commonly used in combination with other chemotherapy agents. Generic vincristine injections are available. ...
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