NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,280 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (DA-koh-jen)
A drug used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Dacogen stops cells from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called decitabine.