tyrosine kinase inhibitor


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tyrosine kinase inhibitor

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Any of a class of drugs, such as imatinib, that target and block the action of specific tyrosine kinases and are used especially in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and other cancers.
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Noun1.tyrosine kinase inhibitor - a drug used in cases of chronic myeloid leukemia
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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Discovered in-house by Eisai's Tsukuba Research Laboratories, E7090 is an orally available novel tyrosine kinase inhibitor that demonstrates selective inhibitory activity against fibroblast growth factor receptors (FGFR) FGFR1, FGFR2 and FGFR3.
In chronic myeloid leukemia patients treated with Imatinib (or other tyrosine kinase inhibitors) documentation of side effects of therapy from the patients' perspective is useful to evaluate efficacy of treatment and overall clinical benefits of newer treatment options.
Published online, the "Updated Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for Treatment with Targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors" continues to set standards for the molecular analysis of lung cancers for test results that effectively guide targeted therapy and treatment.
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Yamamoto et al., "A phase 1 study of lenvatinib, multiple receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, in Japanese patients with advanced solid tumors," Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology, vol.
Cortes, "Use of second- and third-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitors in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia: an evolving treatment paradigm," Clinical Lymphoma Myeloma & Leukemia, vol.
Initially, she was treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors, including imatinib and nilotinib.
Previous and recent studies have demonstrated both an increased response rate and improved progression free survival with EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors compared with chemotherapy in patients with EGFR mutations.
In contrast to the more common EGFR exon 21 p.L858R point mutation and exon 19 in-frame deletions, which are sensitizing or activating mutations, EGFR exon 20 insertions are generally associated with primary (de novo) resistance exhibited as a lack of or decreased response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs) [5] (2).
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(2006) EKB-569, a new irreversible epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor, with clinical activity in patients with non-small cell lung cancer with acquired resistance to gefitinib.
* This EGFR-activation mutation is associated with response to EGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitors.

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