BAY 43-9006. Definition

Medical Definition: BAY 43-9006

A drug used to treat advanced kidney cancer and liver cancer that can not be removed by surgery. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. BAY 43-9006 prevents cells from dividing and may prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. A type of kinase inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis. Also called Nexavar, sorafenib, and sorafenib tosylate.

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