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If you have a certain type of cancer that affects the bone marrow and blood cells, you may receive chemotherapy treatment with a drug called Vincasar PFS® (vincristine sulfate). This prescription medicine is specifically approved to treat acute leukemia. It can also be used in combination with other chemotherapy medications to treat a number of conditions, such as:
   
Vincasar PFS works by preventing cancer cells from growing and multiplying, and may even cause the cancer cells to die.
 
(Click Vincasar PFS Uses for a closer look at this treatment for a certain type of leukemia, with details on how the drug works and possible off-label uses.)
 
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