dacarbazine

Definition / meaning of dacarbazine

A drug that is used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma and malignant melanoma and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It attaches to DNA in cells and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called DTIC-Dome.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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