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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



mitoxantrone  listen  (MY-toh-ZAN-trone)

  A drug used to treat advanced prostate cancer that does not respond to hormones, adult acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, and advanced or chronic multiple sclerosis. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. It belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. Also called Novantrone.