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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



AZD6244   

  A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. AZD6244 blocks proteins needed for cell growth and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of protein kinase inhibitor. Also called MEK inhibitor AZD6244 and selumetinib.