procarbazine hydrochloride

Pronunciation: (proh-KAR-buh-zeen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

A drug used with other drugs to treat advanced Hodgkin lymphoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Procarbazine hydrochloride damages the cell’s DNA and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of alkylating agent. Also called Matulane.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2009-02-20 Date last modified: 2018-02-16Procarbazine Hydrochloride