NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,800 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor
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- A substance that blocks an enzyme needed to form blood vessels. Also called VEGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor.