NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,942 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- MEK inhibitor AZD6244
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. MEK inhibitor AZD6244 blocks proteins needed for cell growth and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of protein kinase inhibitor. Also called AZD6244 and selumetinib.