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GVD is an acronym that in different contexts can mean different things:

  • Group velocity dispersion, in optics
  • GVD (chemotherapy), a chemotherapy regimen used for relapsed or refractory Hodgkin disease
  • Gholvad, Maharashtra, India, railway station code
  • Great Victoria Desert, in the Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia
GVD (chemotherapy)

GVD is a chemotherapy regimen, used for salvage treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin disease, including those patients who relapse after stem cell transplantation.

GVD regimen consists of three drugs:

  1. (G)emcitabine
  2. (V)inorelbine
  3. (D)oxil - pegylated liposomal formulation of doxorubicin