NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,032 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (PRA-luh-TREK-sayt)
A drug used in the treatment of peripheral T-cell lymphoma (a fast-growing form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma). It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Pralatrexate may block the growth of cancer cells and cause them to die. It is a type of dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) inhibitor. Also called FOLOTYN.