NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,777 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- alkylating agent
- listen (AL-kuh-LAY-ting AY-jent)
- A type of drug that is used in the treatment of cancer. It interferes with the cell's DNA and inhibits cancer cell growth.