NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,957 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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irofulven
(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.