Fenretinide LXS. Definition

Medical Definition: Fenretinide LXS

Powder fenretinide is being studied for the treatment of neuroblastoma. It can be used by the body more easily than the pill. Fenretinide may cause ceramide (a wax-like substance) accumulates in tumor cells and kill them. It is a type of retinoid, which is a substance related to vitamin A. Also called fenretinide Lym-X-Sorb.

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