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17:39 EDT 31st July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Advanced age should not preclude sunitinib use for mRCC

Elderly kidney cancer patients benefit from sunitinib therapy just as much as their younger counterparts, a retrospective analysis of six clinical trials shows.

Altering sunitinib dosing schedule improves tolerability

Shortening the time that patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma are on and off treatment with sunitinib improves the drug’s overall tolerability without affecting its efficacy, say Japanese res...

Sunitinib or Everolimus First-Line for Kidney Cancer?

A phase 2 randomized comparator trial has found that first-line everolimus is not as effective as first-line sunitinib, and has a different toxicity profile. Medscape Medical News

Sunitinib malate (Sutent) for renal cell carcinoma – adjuvant therapy

Sunitinib malate (Sutent) is an oral small-molecule inhibitor with selectivity for platelet-derived growth factor receptors (PDGFRα and PDGFRβ), vascular endothelial growth factor receptors (VEGFR1,...

Sunitinib-related fatigue occurs early then tails off during RCC treatment

Patients beginning sunitinib treatment for advanced renal cell carcinoma should be warned that fatigue is likely to occur early, but that it is unlikely to worsen over the course of treatment, suggest...

Alternative sunitinib treatment schedules for mRCC may be worth the switch

Some patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma who are switched from a traditional sunitinib treatment schedule to an alternative schedule fare better on survival measures and suffer fewer adverse...

Genetic variants alter chance of sunitinib dose reduction

Scientists have identified genetic variants that reduce the likelihood of sunitinib dose reduction in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Sunitinib re-challenge in advanced renal-cell carcinoma

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Sunitinib Produces Neuroprotective Effect Via Inhibiting Nitric Oxide Overproduction.

Sunitinib is an inhibitor of the multiple receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) for cancer therapy. Some sunitinib analogues could prevent neuronal death induced by various neurotoxins. However, the neurop...

Pharmacokinetics of sunitinib in combination with fluoroquinolones in rabbit model.

Background: Fluoroquinolones are widely prescribed antibiotics. Ciprofloxacin is a well-known inhibitor of cytochrome P450 CYP3A4 and causes numerous drug interactions that are not found for levofloxa...

Intolerance to sunitinib treatment in hemodialysis patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Sunitinib is a multiple tyrosine kinase receptor inhibitor that is approved for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). However, neither an appropriate dose nor dosing schedule of suni...

Standard vs Adapted Sunitinib Regimen in Elderly Patients With Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer: Results From a Large Retrospective Analysis.

There are no data on the patterns of care and outcome of elderly patients with mRCC treated with sunitinib. In a retrospective study, we assessed the routine use of first-line sunitinib in mRCC patien...

A Rare Case of Sunitinib-Induced Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy and Hypothyroidism in Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma.

Sunitinib has become a standard treatment agent for metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) for several years. However, various adverse events have been reported. We present a rare adverse effect of hyp...

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