polifeprosan 20 carmustine implant

A biodegradable wafer that is used to deliver the anticancer drug carmustine directly into a brain tumor site after the tumor has been removed by surgery. Also called Gliadel Wafer.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Gliadel Wafer — A biodegradable wafer that is used to deliver the anticancer drug carmustine directly into a brain tumor site after the tumor has been removed by surgery. Also called polifeprosan 20 carmustine implant …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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