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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


rhizoxin  listen  (ry-ZOK-sin)

  A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It comes from a fungus and is similar to vinca alkaloid drugs. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimitotic agents.