NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,447 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children. It is used in patients whose cancer came back or did not get better after at least two other types of anticancer treatment. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Clofarabine blocks cells from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of purine nucleoside analog. Also called Clolar.