NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,847 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance being studied as a mouth rinse treatment for oral mucositis (painful mouth sores) caused by cancer therapy. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).