cytochlor

(SY-toh-klor)

A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer that has spread to the brain. It has also been studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Cytochlor damages the DNA in cancer cells, which may make them easier to kill with radiation therapy. It is a type of radiosensitizing agent.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cytochlor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "Cytochlor"

Sustancia en estudio para el tratamiento de cáncer que se diseminó hasta el cerebro. También está en estudio para el tratamiento de otros tipos de cáncer. El citoclor daña el ADN de las células cancerosas y facilita su destrucción con radioterapia. Es un tipo de radiosensibilizador.