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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



dinaciclib  listen  (dih-nuh-SY-klib)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of advanced melanoma (a type of skin cancer) and other types of cancer. It blocks cell division and may cause cancer cells to die. It is a type of cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor. Also called CDK inhibitor SCH 727965.