gemcitabine hydrochloride

A drug that is used to treat certain types of breast cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, and lung cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Gemcitabine hydrochloride is a type of antimetabolite. Also called gemcitabine and Gemzar.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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