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View in Spanish: Sarcosinamida nitrosourea

Sarcosinamide nitrosourea (SAHR-koh-SIH-nuh-MIDE ny-TROH-soh-YOO-ree-uh)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called sarCNU.

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