NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,846 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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sarcosinamide nitrosourea
(SAR-koh-SIH-nuh-MIDE ny-TROH-soh-YOO-ree-uh)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called sarCNU.