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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Análogo de la rebecamicina

Rebeccamycin analog (reh-BEH-kuh-MY-sin A-nuh-log)
A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called antitumor antibiotics and topoisomerase inhibitors. Also called NSC 655649.

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