FDA Approves Sutent for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors and Advanced Renal Cell CarcinomaSutent is one of the first in a new class of drugs that selectively targets multiple protein receptors, called receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs). Sutent is indicated for the treatment of patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare stomach cancer, and advanced kidney cancer.
Posted: January 2006
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