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View in Spanish: Revlimid

Revlimid (REV-lih-mid)
A drug that is similar to thalidomide, and is used to treat multiple myeloma and certain types of anemia. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Revlimid belongs to the family of drugs called angiogenesis inhibitors. Also called CC-5013 and lenalidomide.

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