NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,894 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (TEH-moh-dar)
A drug that is used to treat certain types of brain tumors in adults and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents. Also called temozolomide.