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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



exisulind  listen  (ek-sih-SOO-lind)

  A drug being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. It has been shown to cause apoptosis (cell death) in cells that are malignant (cancer) and in cells that may become cancer. It acts through a group of cellular enzymes called cGMP phosphodiesterases.