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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



CEP-2563 dihydrochloride  listen  (... dy-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. CEP-2563 dihydrochloride blocks certain proteins involved in the growth of some tumors and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor.