NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,158 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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bexarotene
(bek-SAYR-uh-teen)
A drug used to treat skin problems caused by cutaneous T-cell lymphoma that have not gotten better after other treatment. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Bexarotene is a type of retinoid. Also called LGD1069 and Targretin.