NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,531 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (DROK-see-uh)
A drug used to treat certain patients with sickle cell anemia. It is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions and some types of cancer. Droxia may help keep abnormal red blood cells from forming. Droxia contains the active ingredient hydroxyurea. It is a type of antimetabolite.