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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


motexafin lutetium  listen  (moh-TEK-suh-fin loo-TEE-shee-um)

  A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer using photodynamic therapy. It belongs to the family of drugs called metallotexaphyrins. Also called lutetium texaphyrin.