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DHEA mustard 
A steroidal alkylating agent with potential antineoplastic activity. Alkylating agents exert cytotoxic and, in some cases, chemotherapeutic effects by transferring alkyl groups to DNA, thereby damaging DNA and interfering with DNA replication and cell division. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:dehydroepiandrosterone mustard