NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,128 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- antimicrotubule agent
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- 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.