NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,413 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (i-roh-FUL-ven)
- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Irofulven attaches to the cell's DNA and may block cancer cell growth. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene.