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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


halofuginone hydrobromide  listen  (HA-loh-FYOO-jih-none HY-droh-BROH-mide)

  A substance that is being studied for its ability to slow the growth of connective tissue and to prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of quinazolinone alkaloid and a type of antiangiogenesis agent.