NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,926 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug that is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called decitabine.