NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,098 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It may stop cancer cell growth by blocking certain enzymes. It may also prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis agent. Also called MLN518 and tandutinib.