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1-(2-chloroethyl)-3-cyclohexyl-1-nitrosourea. An alkylating agent of value against both haematologic malignancies and solid tumours.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent.

Chemical name: Urea, N-(2-chloroethyl)-N'-cyclohexyl-N-nitroso-

Acronym: CCNU

(12 Dec 1998)