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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



canertinib dihydrochloride  listen  (can-ER-tih-nib dy-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Canertinib dihydrochloride blocks the action of proteins called epidermal growth factor receptors, and may cause cancer cells to die. It is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called canertinib and CI-1033.