Cancer dictionary of words, acronyms, abbreviations, & medical terms.
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DA
cytarabine and daunorubicin
da-huang
Rheum palmatum or Rheum officinale . The root of this plant has been used in some cultures to treat certain medical problems. It may have anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. Also More…
DACA
Acridine carboxamide. A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called topoisomerase inhibitors
DACA
inhibitor - acridine carboxamide
dacarbazine
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents
dacliximab
A monoclonal antibody that is being studied for treatment of adult T-cell leukemia. Also called daclizumab. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced substances that can locate and bind More…
daclizumab
A monoclonal antibody that is being studied for treatment of adult T-cell leukemia. Also called dacliximab. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced substances that can locate and bind More…
DACT
dactinomycin
dactinomycin
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. aka. Actinomycin D
daidzein
An isoflavone found in soy products. Soy isoflavones are being studied in the prevention of cancer
dalteparin
A drug that helps prevent the formation of blood clots; it belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants
danazol
A synthetic hormone that belongs to the family of drugs called androgens and is used to treat endometriosis. It is being evaluated in the treatment of endometrial cancer
darbepoetin alfa
(dar-be-POE-e-tin AL-fa) A substance made in the laboratory that stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. It belongs to the family of drugs called antianemics
dark-field microscope
A microscope (device used to magnify small objects) in which objects are lit at a very low angle from the side so that the background appears dark and the objects show up against this dark More…
DAT
cytarabine daunorubicin, and thioguanine
Data Safety and Monitoring Committee
An impartial group that oversees a clinical trial and reviews the results to see if they are acceptable. This group determines if the trial should be changed or closed
daunorubicin
An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. It is an anthracycline
DAV
cytarabine, daunorubicin, and etoposide
DAVA
eldisine
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