NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (LOH-buh-PLA-tin)
- A substance that contains the metal platinum and may kill cancer cells by damaging their DNA and stopping them from dividing. It is a type of alkylating agent.