NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,390 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, and certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Leukeran damages the cell’s DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called chlorambucil.