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View in Spanish: Samario [153 Sm] lexidronam pentasódico

Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam pentasodium (suh-MAYR-ee-um…LEK-sih-DROH-nam PEN-tuh-SOH-dee-um)
A drug used to treat pain caused by bone cancer and other cancers that have spread to the bones. Samarium Sm 153 lexidronam pentasodium is a type of radiopharmaceutical. Also called Quadramet.



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