NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,979 terms related to cancer and medicine.

pentosan polysulfate
(PEN-tuh-SAN PAH-lee-SUL-fayt)
A drug used to relieve pain or discomfort associated with chronic inflammation of the bladder. It is also being evaluated for its protective effects on the gastrointestinal tract in people undergoing radiation therapy.