NCI Drug Dictionary

The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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olmutinib
An orally available small molecule, mutant-selective inhibitor of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) with potential antineoplastic activity. Olmutinib binds to and inhibits mutant forms of EGFR, thereby leading to cell death of EGFR-expressing tumor cells. As this agent is selective towards mutant forms of EGFR, its toxicity profile may be reduced as compared to non-selective EGFR inhibitors which also inhibit the EGFR wild type form. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Code name:BI 1482694
HM61713
Chemical structure:2-Propenamide, N-(3-((2-((4-(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)phenyl)amino)thieno(3,2-d)pyrimidin-4-yl)oxy)phenyl)-