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 (moh-MEH-tuh-sone)
- A drug that is used in a cream to treat certain skin conditions and in a nasal spray to treat sinus problems caused by allergies. It is being studied as a way to treat inflammation of the skin caused by radiation therapy. Mometasone is a type of corticosteroid. Also called Elocon, mometasone furoate, and Nasonex.