NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,940 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A drug that is commonly used to treat arthritis. It is also being studied in the treatment of cancer, and as a treatment for loss of appetite and weight loss in cancer patients. It belongs to the family of drugs called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) antagonists.