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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


polyglutamate camptothecin  listen  (PAH-lee-GLOO-tuh-mayt KAMP-toh-THEK-in)

  A form of the anticancer drug camptothecin that may have fewer side effects and work better than camptothecin. It is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of DNA topoisomerase inhibitor. Also called CT-2106.