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MTOR inhibitors

What are MTOR inhibitors?

Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors block the activity of the mammalian target of rapamycin. Mammalian target of rapamycin is a protein kinase, which regulates growth factors that stimulate cell growth and angiogenesis. In certain cancers the mTOR pathway is more active.

Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) inhibitors are used in treatment of renal cancer and is being studied for use in other types of cancers. More benefits are being seen when MTOR inhibitors are combined with other chemotherapy agents.

List of MTOR inhibitors:

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Drug Name Avg. Rating Reviews
Afinitor (Pro)
Generic name: everolimus
5.6
19 reviews
Torisel (Pro)
Generic name: temsirolimus
9.5
2 reviews
Zortress (Pro)
Generic name: everolimus
10
1 review
Rapamune (Pro)
Generic name: sirolimus
10
No reviews
Afinitor Disperz
Generic name: everolimus
No reviews
For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).

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