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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


amuvatinib  listen  (AM-yoo-VA-tih-nib)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It may block certain proteins involved in cancer cell growth and DNA repair. Blocking these proteins may make cancer cells more sensitive to anticancer drugs and radiation therapy. Amuvatinib is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called MP470.