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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: SR49059

A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It inhibits a hormone growth factor that causes some cancer cells to divide. It is a type of vasopressin receptor antagonist.

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