NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

adrenocorticotropic hormone
A hormone secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland and regulates hormone, primarily cortisol, secreted by the adrenal gland. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:ACTH
acthar
adrenocorticotropin
corticotropin
Abbreviation:CCTROP