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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: CC-5013

A drug that is similar to thalidomide, and is used to treat multiple myeloma and certain types of anemia. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. CC-5013 belongs to the family of drugs called angiogenesis inhibitors. Also called lenalidomide and Revlimid.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.