NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,070 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A drug used to treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). It is also being studied in the treatment of several other types of cancer. It blocks cell growth by damaging the cell’s DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called Cloretazine and laromustine.