NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,107 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- phosphonoformate trisodium
- listen (FOS-foh-noh-FOR-mayt try-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 foscarnet sodium and Foscavir.