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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Hycamtin

Hycamtin (hy-KAM-tin)
A drug used to treat certain types of ovarian cancer, lung cancer, and cervical cancer. Hycamtin is a type of topoisomerase inhibitor. Also called topotecan and topotecan hydrochloride.



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