NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,385 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (LOH-vuh-STA-tin)
A drug used to lower the amount of cholesterol in the blood. It is also being studied in the prevention and treatment of some types of cancer. Lovastatin is a type of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin). Also called Mevacor.