NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- procarbazine hydrochloride
- listen (proh-KAR-buh-zeen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A drug that is used to treat advanced Hodgkin lymphoma and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Procarbazine hydrochloride blocks cells from making proteins and damages DNA. It may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antineoplastic agent and a type of alkylating agent. Also called Matulane.