NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (meh-DROK-see-proh-JES-teh-rone)
- A hormonal anticancer drug that is also used in cancer prevention. It belongs to the family of drugs called progestins.