NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,359 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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Hemangeol
(hee-MAN-jee-ol)
A drug used to treat infantile hemangioma (a benign blood vessel tumor). It is used in infants 5 weeks to 5 months of age. It is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions and some types of cancer. Hemangeol may help shrink certain types of vascular tumors. Hemangeol contains the active ingredient propranolol hydrochloride. It is a type of beta blocker.