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.

mitolactol
A synthetic derivative of hexitol with antineoplastic and radiosensitizing properties. Mitolactol alkylates DNA via actual or derived epoxide groups, resulting in inhibition of DNA and RNA synthesis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:Dibromdicil
dibromodulcitol
Foreign brand names:Elobromol
Mitolac
Abbreviation:DBD
Chemical structures:6-dibromodideoxydulcitol
6-dibromodulcitol