sorafenib tosylate

A drug that is used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called Raf kinase inhibitors, VEGF receptor kinase inhibitors, and angiogenesis inhibitors. Also called BAY 43-9006, sorafenib, and Nexavar.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Sorafenib — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 [4 [[4 chloro 3 (trifluoromethyl)phenyl]carbamo …   Wikipedia

  • sorafenib — A drug that is used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called Raf kinase inhibitors, VEGF receptor kinase inhibitors, and angiogenesis inhibitors.… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • BAY 43-9006 — A drug that is used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called Raf kinase inhibitors, VEGF receptor kinase inhibitors, and angiogenesis inhibitors.… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Nexavar — A drug that is used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called Raf kinase inhibitors, VEGF receptor kinase inhibitors, and angiogenesis inhibitors.… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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