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View in Spanish: Sulfato de bleomicina

Bleomycin sulfate (blee-oh-MY-sin SUL-fayt)
A drug that is used to treat many types of cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It comes from the bacterium . Bleomycin sulfate that damages DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of antineoplastic antibiotic. Also called Blenoxane.



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