NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,214 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene attaches to the cell's DNA and may block cancer cell growth. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called irofulven.