Pronunciation: (bek-SAYR-uh-teen)

A drug used to treat skin problems caused by cutaneous T-cell lymphoma that have not gotten better after other treatment. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Bexarotene is a type of retinoid. Also called LGD1069 and Targretin.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Date last modified: 2006-11-29Bexarotene