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View in Spanish: Estibogluconato sódico

Sodium stibogluconate (SOH-dee-um stib-oh-GLOO-kuh-nayt)
A substance being studied in the treatment of certain solid tumors, lymphoma, and myeloma. Sodium stibogluconate may block enzymes needed for cancer growth. It is a type of pentavalent antimonial. Also called SSG.

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