NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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

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Temodar
(TEH-moh-dar)
A drug used to treat certain types of brain tumors. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Temodar damages the cell’s DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called temozolomide.