(AK-tih-mid) A substance being studied in the treatment of prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, and other types of cancer. Actimid is a form of the drug thalidomide. It stops the growth of blood vessels, stimulates the immune system, and may kill cancer cells. Actimid is a type of angiogenesis inhibitor and a type of immunomodulatory agent. Also called CC-4047 and pomalidomide.
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