Dasatinib. Definition

Medical Definition: Dasatinib

A drug used to treat certain types of acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Dasatinib is also being studied to treat other blood diseases and cancers. Dasatinib binds to BCR-ABL and other proteins that help cancer cells grow and blocks. Is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called BMS-354825 and Sprycel.

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