Fenretinide

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Fenretinide (4-hydroxy(phenyl)retinamide; 4-HPR) (INN) is a synthetic retinoid derivative. Retinoids are substances related to vitamin A. It has been investigated for potential use in the treatment of cancer, as well as in the treatment of cystic fibrosis,[1] rheumatoid arthritis, acne, psoriasis, and has been found to also slow the production and accumulation of a toxin that leads to vision loss in Stargardt's patients.[2] In cancer studies, Fenretinide treat...

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Im looking for other mothers or fathers who have children who are taking fenretinide medicine under a research study for Neuroblastoma patients (childhood cancer) ## Hi Melody, Although I'm not a father of a child taking this medication, I would still like to offer you as much information as I can on the research studies involving childhood cancer. The links below have a lot of insight on the studies and outcomes for various groups of children: umms.med.umich.edu/umclinicalstudies/detail_pub_study.do?show=YES&id=4559&TYPE= clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00053326 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12796365 I hope this information helps in any way!

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