NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,227 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (AK-tih-nex)
- A drug put on the skin to treat growths caused by sun exposure. A form of Actinex that is taken by mouth is being studied in the treatment of prostate cancer. Actinex is an antioxidant, and it may block certain enzymes needed for tumor growth. Also called masoprocol, NDGA, and nordihydroguaiaretic acid.