NCI Drug Dictionary

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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.

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yiqi-yangyin-jiedu herbal decoction
A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) based formulation consisting of milkvetch root, glehnia root, asparagus root, lilyturf root, glossy privet fruit, spikemoss herb, Chinese sage herb, and manyleaf paris rhizome, with potential immuno-enhancing, detoxifying and antineoplastic activities. Upon administration, yiqi-yangyin-jiedu decoction (YYJD) may both activate the immune system, by enhancing T-lymphocyte activity, and inhibit tumor cell proliferation. YYJD may also ameliorate the qi-yin deficiency syndrome by strengthening qi and nourishing yin. YYJD may help clear toxic substances. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:TCM yiqi-yangyin-jiedu decoction
yiqi yangyin jiedu decoction
Abbreviation:YYJD