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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Lioresal  listen  (lih-OR-eh-sal)

  A drug that is used to treat certain types of muscle spasms and is being studied in the treatment of liver cancer. Lioresal relaxes muscles by blocking certain nerve receptors in the spinal cord. It is a type of antispasmodic. Also called baclofen and Kemstro.