Pronunciation: (tar-GREH-tin)

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. Targretin is a type of retinoid. Also called bexarotene and LGD1069.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2006-12-01 Date last modified: 2006-11-29Bexarotene