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View in Spanish: Azacitidina

Azacitidine (ay-zuh-SITE-ih-deen)
A drug that is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Also called Mylosar and Vidaza.

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