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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Imiquimod

Imiquimod (ih-MIH-kwee-mod)
A drug used to treat early basal cell skin cancer and certain other skin conditions. It is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Imiquimod is a type of biological response modifier. Also called Aldara.

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