sunitinib malate

A drug used to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that have not responded to treatment with imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). Sunitinib malate is also used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor inhibitor, and angiogenesis inhibitor. Also called sunitinib, SU11248, SU011248, and Sutent.

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  • sunitinib malate — su·ni·ti·nib mal·ate (soo nĭґtĭ nib) a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used in treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • Sunitinib — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático N [2 (diethylamino)ethyl] 5 [(Z) (5 fluoro 1,2 dihydro 2 oxo 3H indol 3 ylidine)methyl] 2,4 dimethyl 1H pyrrole …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sunitinib — drugbox IUPAC name = N [2 (diethylamino)ethyl] 5 [( Z ) (5 fluoro 1,2 dihydro 2 oxo 3 H indol 3 ylidine)methyl] 2,4 dimethyl 1 H pyrrole 3 carboxamide CAS number = 341031 54 7 ATC prefix = L01 ATC suffix = XE04 PubChem = 5329102 DrugBank = C = 22 …   Wikipedia

  • sunitinib — A drug used to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that have not responded to treatment with imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). Sunitinib is also used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Sunitinib — Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • SU011248 — A drug used to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that have not responded to treatment with imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). SU011248 is also used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • SU11248 — A drug used to treat gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) that have not responded to treatment with imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). SU11248 is also used to treat advanced kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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