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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Decitabina

Decitabine (deh-SIT-uh-been)
A drug that is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of antimetabolite. Also called Dacogen.

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