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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Oxandrolona

Oxandrolone (ox-AN-dro-lone)
A drug used to help patients gain weight after injury, chronic infection, or severe illness. It belongs to the family of drugs called anabolic steroids.



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