AZD2171. Definition

Medical Definition: AZD2171

Substance being studied in the treatment of some cancers. AZD2171 could prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow and destroy cancer cells. A type of anti-angiogenic inhibitor and a type of receptor tyrosine kinase vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). Also called cediranib and Recentin.

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