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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Triapine

A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor. Also called 3-aminopyridine-2-carboxaldehyde thiosemicarbazone and 3-AP.

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