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Cytarabine - An anticancer drug, or chemotherapy agent, used commonly in the treatment of cancers like leukemia and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Cytarabine belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites. Cytarabine fights cancerous cells by interfering with their DNA and cell division or growth processes. Cytarabine is administered by injection, such as under the skin or into a vein. Cytarabine is also known as cytosine arabinoside and Ara-C.
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