NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,893 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (SEL-yoo-MEH-tih-nib)
- A substance being studied in the treatment of several types of cancer. Selumetinib blocks proteins needed for cell growth and may kill cancer cells. It is a type of protein kinase inhibitor. Also called AZD6244 and MEK inhibitor AZD6244.