Adriamycin RDF. Definition

Medical Definition: Adriamycin RDF

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

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