Etoposide phosphate. Definition

Medical Definition: Etoposide phosphate

A drug used to treat testicular cancer and small cell lung. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. Etoposide phosphate blocks certain enzymes needed for cell division and DNA repair, and can kill cancer cells. A type of podophyllotoxin derivative and a type of topoisomerase inhibitor. Also called Etopophos.

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