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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



Matulane  listen  (MA-choo-layn)

  A drug that is used to treat advanced Hodgkin lymphoma and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Matulane blocks cells from making proteins and damages DNA. It may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antineoplastic agent and a type of alkylating agent. Also called procarbazine hydrochloride.