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Gliadel® wafer (09-22-2016)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: carmustine (kar-MUS-teen), BCNU, Gliadel® wafer Trade Name: BiCNU®  For which conditions is this drug approved? Carmustine is FDA approved for the treatment of the following conditions: several types of brain tumors... Continue Reading

Gazyva® (01-7-2016)

Class: Biological therapy Generic Name: Obinutuzumab Trade Name: Gazyva® For which conditions is this drug approved? Gazyva is approved for the treatment of patients with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) in combination with the... Continue Reading

Gel (12-22-2015) refers to the thick, viscous fluid in the center of a intervertebral disc that is responsible for its shock absorbance ... Continue Reading

Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD) (12-22-2015)

GVHD is a common side effect in people who receive cells from a donor (allogeneic transplant). It occurs when the transplanted cells recognize the recipient’s tissues as foreign and attack the tissues. This can cause a variety of problems, including... Continue Reading

Golimumab (12-21-2015)

Class: Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitor Generic Name: Golimumab Trade Name: Simponi® For which conditions is this drug approved? Simponi is approved for use with the medicine methotrexate to treat adults with moderately to severely active... Continue Reading

Gadolinium (10-6-2015) The contrast material utilized with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to identify tissues with increased blood flow. Gadolinium-enhanced MRI is used to identify tumors, postsurgical scar tissue and infections ... Continue Reading

Genomic profile (08-21-2015)

Information about all the genes in an organism, including variations, gene expression, and the way those genes interact with each other and with the environment. A genomic profile may be used to discover why some people get certain diseases while other... Continue Reading

Gene transcript (08-21-2015) An RNA copy of a sequence of DNA that is a gene. ... Continue Reading

Gene expression (08-20-2015) The process by which a gene gets turned on in a cell to make RNA and proteins. Gene expression may be measured by looking at the RNA, or the protein made from the RNA, or what the protein does in a cell. ... Continue Reading

Gilotrif® (11-14-2014)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: afatinib Trade Name: Gilotrif® For which conditions is this drug approved? Gilotrif is approved for first-line treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumors have the following... Continue Reading

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