Bortezomib. Definition

Medical Definition: Bortezomib

A drug used to treat multiple myeloma did not improve during treatment with other anticancer drugs. It is also used to treat mantle cell lymphoma in patients who have received at least one other type of treatment. Bortezomib is also being studied to treat other cancers. It is a type of proteasome inhibitor and dipeptidyl boronic acid. Also called PS-341 and Velcade.

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