fenretinide Lym-X-Sorb

Fenretinide LXS. A powdered form of fenretinide that is being studied in the treatment of neuroblastoma. It may be used by the body more easily than the pill form. Fenretinide may cause ceramide (a wax-like substance) to build up in tumor cells and kill them. It is a type of retinoid, which are substances related to vitamin A. Also called fenretinide LXS.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • fenretinide LXS — Fenretinide Lym X Sorb. A powdered form of fenretinide that is being studied in the treatment of neuroblastoma. It may be used by the body more easily than the pill form. Fenretinide may cause ceramide (a wax like substance) to build up in tumor… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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