NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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CYC116
A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It blocks certain enzymes involved in cell division and may kill cancer cells. It may also prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of protein kinase inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis agent.