Adriamycin PFS. Definition

Medical Definition: Adriamycin PFS

A drug used to treat many types of cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other cancers. Adriamycin PFS from the bacterium Streptomyces peucetius. It damages the DNA and may kill cancer cells. Is a type of anthracycline antitumor antibiotic. Also called Adriamycin RDF, doxorubicin hydrochloride, doxorubicin, hydroxydaunorubicin and Rubex.

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