NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,899 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (hy-KAM-tin)
A drug used to treat certain types of ovarian cancer, lung cancer, and cervical cancer. Hycamtin is a type of topoisomerase inhibitor. Also called topotecan and topotecan hydrochloride.