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Cancer and Vinorelbine

Approved to treat non-small cell lung cancer, vinorelbine (Navelbine®) is a chemotherapy drug that works to help slow down the progression of this cancer by interfering with how cancer cells grow and divide. This prescription medication is approved only for use in adults. It comes as an injection that is given slowly into a vein (an intravenous, or IV, injection) once a week.
 
There are also some off-label (unapproved) uses for vinorelbine, such as treating:
   
(For more information on using this drug to treat certain types of cancer, click What Is Vinorelbine Used For?. This resource takes a closer look at uses for this medicine and describes in more detail how it works.)
 
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