According to the NCI bexarotene is a synthetic retinoic acid agent with potential antineoplastic, chemopreventive, teratogenic and embryotoxic properties.
Indikationen/Anwendungsmöglichkeiten gemäss Chemocare.com:
Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (mycosis fungoides) in patients who have not responded to at least one previous treatment regimen.
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