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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: OPT-80

OPT-80
A substance being studied in the treatment of diarrhea caused by infection with (a type of bacteria that can grow without oxygen) in cancer patients. OPT-80 is a type of antibiotic. Also called PAR-101 and tiacumicin B.



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