NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,084 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (i-roh-FUL-ven)
- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Irofulven attaches to the cell's DNA and may block cancer cell growth. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called 6-hydroxymethylacylfulvene.