A drug used to
treat advanced kidney cancer and a type of liver cancer
that cannot be removed by surgery. It is also being studied
in the treatment of other types of cancer.
Sorafenib stops cells from
dividing and may prevent the growth of new blood vessels
that tumors need to grow. It is a type of kinase inhibitor
and a type of antiangiogenesis agent. Also called BAY 43-9006, Nexavar, and sorafenib tosylate.