NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,938 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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Emend
(ee-MEND)
A drug used together with other drugs to prevent and control the nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. It is also used to treat nausea and vomiting after surgery. It is a type of antiemetic and a type of substance P/neurokinin 1 receptor antagonist. Also called aprepitant.