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Maxamine (MAX-uh-meen)
A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer and other conditions. When used together with interleukin-2, Maxamine may help some immune cells find and kill tumor cells. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called histamine dihydrochloride.

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