NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,990 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance that decreases immune responses in the body. It is used to treat some autoimmune diseases, and is being studied as a treatment for graft-versus-host disease. Hydroxychloroquine belongs to the family of drugs called antiprotozoals.