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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



VEGFR-2 inhibitor CT-322  listen  (... in-HIH-bih-ter ...)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. VEGFR-2 inhibitor CT-322 may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2) inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis agent. Also called Angiocept and CT-322.