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Glossary: epirubicin, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

epirubicin

(EH-pih-ROO-bih-sin)

A drug used together with other drugs to treat early breast cancer that has spread to lymph nodes. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Epirubicin is a type of anthracycline antibiotic. Also called Ellence and epirubicin hydrochloride.

2006-11-29

Epirubicin Hydrochloride