NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,179 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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antimicrotubule agent
(AN-tee-MY-kroh-TOO-byool AY-jent)
A type of drug that blocks cell growth by stopping mitosis (cell division). Antimicrotubule agents interfere with microtubules (cellular structures that help move chromosomes during mitosis). They are used to treat cancer.