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Multikinase inhibitors work by inhibiting multiple intracellular and cell surface kinases, some of which are implicated in tumor growth and metastatic progression of cancer, thus decreasing tumor growth and replication. Multikinase inhibitors may be used to treat advanced kidney cancer as well as other specific types of cancer.
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