NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,919 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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FOLOTYN
(FOH-loh-tin)
A drug used in the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (a fast-growing form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma). It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. FOLOTYN may block the growth of cancer cells and cause them to die. It is a type of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) inhibitor. Also called pralatrexate.