NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,054 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- foscarnet sodium
- listen (fos-KAR-net SOH-dee-um)
- A drug used to treat infections with herpesviruses in people whose immune systems are weakened by AIDS. It blocks the viruses from making copies of themselves. It is a type of antiviral agent. Also called Foscavir and phosphonoformate trisodium.