methyl-CCNU

meth·yl-CCNU

(meth'il),
A nitrosourea antineoplastic agent resembling carmustine (BCNU) and lomustine (CCNU).
Synonym(s): semustine
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The researchers randomly assigned 100 people to radiation therapy, while the rest received radiation plus the drugs 5-fluorouracil and methyl-CCNU.
Preliminary results of a separate study by the same group may prompt researchers to exclude methyl-CCNU from that treatment.