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.

titanium dioxide/zinc oxide sunscreen cream SPF 60
A sunscreen formulated with titanium dioxide and zinc oxide with broad UV spectrum-blocking properties. Upon topical application, titanium dioxide and zinc oxide reflect and block both UVA and UVB ultraviolet light rays, protecting the skin against UVA and UVB radiation that causes sunburn, premature aging of the skin and skin cancer.SPF30 and SPF60 contain 5% titanium dioxide and zinc oxide, and 7.5% titanium dioxide and zinc, oxide respectively. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

US brand name:Vanicream Sunscreen SPF 60