CEP-701. Definition

Medical Definition: CEP-701

Study drug for the treatment of acute leukemias and some other cancers. It binds to a protein that is present on the surface of some types of cancer cells and prevents them from multiplying. CEP-701 is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a type of indolocarbazole alkaloid. Also called lestaurtinib.

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