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.

hyaluronic acid-containing topical cream
A topical cream formulation containing hyaluronic acid (HA) with wound repair-promoting, skin moisturizing, and potential radioprotective activities. Upon application of the topical cream, HA adheres to injured tissues, provides hydration to the skin, and protects against dehydration and chemical or mechanical irritation. Hyaluronate, a non-sulfated glucosaminoglycan, is a major component of the extracellular matrix in connective, epithelial, and neural tissues and contributes significantly to cell proliferation and migration. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

US brand name:HylaCare™ cream