NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,398 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. It stops cells from dividing and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) inhibitor. Also called flavopiridol and HMR 1275.