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Anthracycline

Anthracycline

(Science: oncology, pharmacology) drugs which are used in leukaemia therapy to prevent cell division by disrupting the structure of the dna.

drugs of this type include daunorubicin, doxorubicin (Adriamycin), Epirubicin, idarubicin.

See: chemotherapy.


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