NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,659 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- medroxyprogesterone acetate
- listen (meh-DROK-see-proh-JES-teh-rone A-seh-tayt)
- A drug used to prevent endometrial cancer. It is also used to treat menstrual disorders and as a form of birth control. It is a form of the female hormone progesterone and belongs to the family of drugs called progestins.