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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Kyprolis  listen  (ky-PROH-lis)

  A drug used to treat multiple myeloma that has not gotten better with other anticancer drugs. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Kyprolis blocks the action of enzymes called proteasomes, and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of proteasome inhibitor. Also called carfilzomib.

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