NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

buthionine sulfoximine
(byoo-THY-oh-neen sul-FOK-sih-meen)
A drug that may help prevent resistance to some anticancer drugs.