MLN518

Definition / meaning of MLN518

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 CT53518 and tandutinib.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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