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A drug used to treat brain tumors. It is being studied in the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer. It belongs to the families of drugs called protein kinase inhibitors and angiogenesis inhibitors. Also called enzastaurin hydrochloride and LY317615.


A substance being studied in the treatment of certain types of cancer, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, breast, colon, lung, ovarian, and prostate. Enzastaurin blocks certain cell signaling pathways, and may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of serine threonine kinase inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis agent.

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Enzastaurin has been defined 2 different ways in documents like Glossary of Cancer Terms, NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms.

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