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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


arzoxifene hydrochloride  listen  (ar-ZOK-sih-feen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of osteoporosis and breast cancer. Arzoxifene hydrochloride is made in the laboratory and binds to estrogen receptors in the body. It is a type of selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM). Also called LY353381 hydrochloride.