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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Medicamento quimioterapéutico

Chemotherapeutic agent (KEE-moh-THAYR-uh-PYOO-tik AY-jent)
A drug used to treat cancer.

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