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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


polifeprosan 20 carmustine implant  listen  (PAH-lee-FEH-proh-san … kar-MUS-teen IM-plant)

  A biodegradable wafer that is used to deliver the anticancer drug carmustine directly into a brain tumor site after the tumor has been removed by surgery. Also called carmustine implant and Gliadel Wafer.

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