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BiCNU is a medicine used in the treatment of various types of cancer, including brain tumors, multiple myeloma, and certain lymphoma. This prescription chemotherapy drug comes in the form of a powder that is mixed with liquid and injected slowly into a vein. It works by interfering with how DNA strands replicate, preventing cancer cells from growing and multiplying.
What Is BiCNU?BiCNU® (carmustine) is a prescription chemotherapy medication. It is approved to treat certain types of cancer, including:
- Brain tumors
- Multiple myeloma (a cancer of the bone marrow)
- Hodgkin's lymphoma
- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.