NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,919 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A drug that is used to treat seizures and as a sedative. It is being studied in the treatment of diarrhea and for its ability to increase the antitumor effect of other therapies. It belongs to the family of drugs called barbiturates.