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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



sedoxantrone trihydrochloride  listen  (seh-DOK-san-trone try-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Sedoxantrone trihydrochloride binds to DNA and stops cells, including cancer cells, from repairing damage to DNA and from making more DNA, RNA, and protein. It is a type of DNA intercalator. Also called CI-958.