NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,199 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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dacarbazine
(duh-KAR-buh-zeen)
A drug used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma and malignant melanoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Dacarbazine attaches to DNA in cells and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called DTIC-Dome.