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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Faslodex

Faslodex (FAZ-loh-dex)
A drug used to treat certain types of breast cancer in postmenopausal women. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Faslodex blocks estrogen activity in the body and is a type of antiestrogen. Also called fulvestrant and ICI 182780.

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