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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


gallium nitrate  listen  (GA-lee-um NY-trayt)

  A drug that lowers blood calcium. Used as treatment for hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood) and for cancer that has spread to the bone (bone metastases).