NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- beta alethine
- listen (BAY-tuh a-LEH-theen)
- A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It belongs to a family of chemicals called disulfides.