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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: PAR-101

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. PAR-101 is a type of antibiotic. Also called OPT-80 and tiacumicin B.

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