NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,855 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (an-AS-troh-zole)
An anticancer drug that is used to decrease estrogen production and suppress the growth of tumors that need estrogen to grow. It is a type of nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor.