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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



cytochlor  listen  (SY-toh-klor)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer that has spread to the brain. It has also been studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Cytochlor damages the DNA in cancer cells, which may make them easier to kill with radiation therapy. It is a type of radiosensitizing agent.