NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,790 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A drug used to treat advanced acute myeloid leukemia (AML). It is a form of the anticancer drug cytarabine that may work in patients with leukemia that is resistant to cytarabine. CP-4055 blocks cell division and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called Elacyt and elacytarabine.