R115777

Definition / meaning of R115777

A substance that is being studied in the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called farnesyltransferase inhibitors. Also called tipifarnib and Zarnestra.

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

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