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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


fluphenazine  listen  (floo-FEH-nuh-zeen)

  A drug that is used to treat mental and emotional disorders and is being studied in the treatment of multiple myeloma. Fluphenazine may stop tumor growth by keeping myeloma cells from dividing and causing them to die. It is a type of antipsychotic. Also called fluphenazine hydrochloride.