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View in Spanish: Iododoxorrubicina

Iododoxorubicin (I-oh-doh-DOK-soh-ROO-bih-sin)
A substance that is being studied as a treatment for cancer and for primary systemic amyloidosis (a disease in which proteins are deposited in specific organs). It is a type of anthracycline antitumor antibiotic.

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