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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


epirubicin hydrochloride  listen  (EH-pih-ROO-bih-sin HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A drug used together with other drugs to treat early breast cancer that has spread to lymph nodes. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Epirubicin hydrochloride is a type of anthracycline antibiotic. Also called Ellence and epirubicin.

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