NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,879 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma and malignant melanoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. DTIC-Dome attaches to DNA in cells and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called dacarbazine.