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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


celecoxib  listen  (SEH-luh-KOK-sib)

  A drug that reduces pain. Celecoxib belongs to the family of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. It is being studied in the prevention of cancer.