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Doxorubicin

Doxorubicin

(Science: drug, oncology) An antibiotic obtained from the bacterium streptomyces peucetius, used as an anticancer drug.

side effects include: nausea, vomiting, hair loss, low blood counts and chance of heart damage.


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