NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

polyethylene glycol hydrogel
A 2- or 3-dimensional hydrophilic, cross-linked polymer of polyethylene glycol (PEG). These hydrogels can be used as scaffolds for tissue engineering or as drug delivery carriers. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:PEG hydrogel