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


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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