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View in Spanish: Hidrocloruro de metoxilamina

Methoxyamine hydrochloride (meh-THOK-see-uh-meen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It blocks the ability of a cell to repair damage to its DNA and may kill cancer cells. It may also help some anticancer drugs work better. It is a type of antineoplastic agent.

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