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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


combretastatin A4 phosphate  listen  (kum-BREE-tuh-STA-tin … FOS-fayt)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It decreases the flow of blood to tumors and may kill cancer cells. Combretastatin A4 phosphate comes from the African bush willow. It is a type of tubulin-binding agent and a type of vascular targeting agent.