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FDA expands approval of Sutent to reduce the risk of recurrence of kidney cancer

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eMediNexus    18 November 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration FDA has approved Sutent sunitinib malate for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients who are at a high risk of kidney cancer renal cell carcinoma returning after a kidney has been removed nephrectomy . Adjuvant treatment is a form of therapy that is taken after an initial surgical removal to lower the risk of the cancer coming back.

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