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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


bexarotene  listen  (bek-SAYR-uh-teen)

  A drug used to treat skin problems caused by cutaneous T-cell lymphoma that have not gotten better after other treatment. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Bexarotene is a type of retinoid. Also called LGD1069 and Targretin.

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