NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,299 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Decitabine stops cells from making DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called Dacogen.