An iron-chelating agent that removes iron from tumors by inhibiting DNA synthesis and causing cancer cell death. It is used in conjunction with other anticancer agents in pediatric neuroblastoma therapy.

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... DEFEROXAMINE (Desferal®) helps to remove excess iron from the body. This may be necessary in patients who have received multiple blood transfusions and people who have ingested too much iron. Generic deferoxamine injections are available. ...
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Image:Deferoxamine.png Deferoxamine Systematic (IUPAC) name N'-[5- ...
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