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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Ellence  listen  (eh-LENTS)

  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. Ellence is a type of anthracycline antibiotic. Also called epirubicin and epirubicin hydrochloride.

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