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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Polifeprosán 20 con implante de carmustina

Polifeprosan 20 carmustine implant
A biodegradable wafer that is used to deliver the anticancer drug carmustine directly into a brain tumor site after the tumor has been removed by surgery. Also called Gliadel Wafer.



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