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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Idarubicina

Idarubicin (I-duh-ROO-bih-sin)
An anticancer drug that is a type of antitumor antibiotic. Also called 4-demethoxydaunorubicin.

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