NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

mitoguazone dihydrochloride
(MY-toh-gwah-ZONE dy-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A substance being studied in the treatment of some leukemias and lymphomas. It blocks the growth of cells and may cause cancer cells to die. It is a type of polyamine synthesis inhibitor.