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View in Spanish: Declopramida

Declopramide (deh-KLOH-pruh-mide)
A substance that blocks the process cells use to repair DNA. It may help anticancer drugs and radiation kill more cancer cells. It is a type of chemosensitizer and a type of radiosensitizer. Also called 3-chloroprocainamide and OXi-104.

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