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What type of drug is Calquence?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 23 Jan 2018

Calquence (acalabrutinib) is a kinase inhibitor; specifically a highly selective, potent, Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). Calquence blocks the action of certain enzyme proteins in the body, which can interfere with the growth and spread of cancer cells. Calquence, from AstraZeneca, was FDA approved in October 2017.

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