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whats cytarabine used for?
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Many cancers: Cytarabine (also known as ara-c) is a very important and widely used chemotherapy agent. It is used in leukemia treatment, as well as for solid tumors. It works by inhibiting dna synthesis in such a way that cancer cells are unable to repair the damage cause by the drug, but normal cells can recover.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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