NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,371 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat acute myeloid leukemia that came back or did not get better with other treatment. It is used in adults whose cancer has a mutated (changed) form of a gene called FLT3. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Xospata blocks certain proteins made by the mutated FLT3 gene, which may help keep cancer cells from growing. It is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called gilteritinib fumarate.