NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,847 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (tar-IH-kwih-dar)
- A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It may help tumor cells respond again to drugs they have become resistant (unable to respond) to. Tariquidar is a type of multidrug resistance inhibitor and a type of P-glycoprotein antagonist. Also called XR9576.