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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



diindolylmethane  listen  (dy-IN-doh-lil-MEH-thayn)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of prostate cancer and in the prevention of cervical cancer. Diindolylmethane is found in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, and kale. It is a type of plant indole. Also called DIM.