NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,299 terms related to cancer and medicine.
We offer a widget that you can add to your website to let users look up cancer-related terms. Get NCI’s Dictionary of Cancer Terms Widget.
- listen (al-DAR-uh)
A drug used to treat early basal cell skin cancer. It is also used to treat actinic keratosis (a skin condition that may become cancer) and genital warts. Aldara is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions and types of cancer. It may help the immune system kill abnormal cells, including cancer cells. Aldara is a type of immune response modifier. Also called imiquimod.