NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,123 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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obatoclax
(oh-BA-toh-klax)
A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. Obatoclax blocks the actions of certain proteins that cells need to live and it may kill cancer cells. It is a type of apoptosis inducer, a BCL2 protein antagonist, and a BH3 mimetic.