NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,048 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- NCX 4016
- A substance being studied in the prevention of colorectal cancer. It is a form of aspirin that gives off nitric oxide gas and is less irritating to the lining of the stomach than plain aspirin. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Also called nitric oxide-releasing acetylsalicylic acid derivative.