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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Alkeran  listen  (al-KEH-run)

  A drug that is used to treat multiple myeloma and ovarian epithelial cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents. Also called melphalan.