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Adults who have ovarian cancer or multiple myeloma may receive chemotherapy treatment with Alkeran® (melphalan). This prescription medication cannot cure these forms of cancer, but it can help relieve symptoms and slow down the progression of the disease.
This chemotherapy drug comes as tablets or an injection given into a vein (intravenously, by IV). It works by interfering with how cancer cells grow and multiply.
(Click Alkeran for more information about how this chemotherapy drug works and how it is administered, as well as potential side effects and safety concerns. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)