NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,209 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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azacitidine
(ay-zuh-SY-tih-deen)
A drug that is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Also called Mylosar and Vidaza.