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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Gliadel Wafer  listen  (GLY-uh-del WAY-fer)

  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 polifeprosan 20 carmustine implant.

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