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Tender point (10-6-2015)

A focal area of tenderness on pressure over a bursal area, tendinous insertion or joint  Read More →

Tipiracil (09-29-2015)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Trifluridine and Tipiracil Trade Name: Lonsurf® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lonsurf is approved for the treatment of adult patients with colon or rectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body... Continue Reading

Trifluridine (09-29-2015)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Trifluridine and Tipiracil Trade Name: Lonsurf® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lonsurf is approved for the treatment of adult patients with colon or rectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body... Continue Reading

Tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) (08-21-2015)

A drug that interferes with cell communication and growth and may prevent tumor growth. Some tyrosine kinase inhibitors are used to treat cancer  Read More →

Targeted therapy (08-21-2015)

A type of treatment that uses drugs or other substances, such as monoclonal antibodies, to identify and attack specific cancer cells. Targeted therapy may have fewer adverse effects than other types of cancer treatments.  Read More →

Thrombosis (10-29-2014)

A blood clot.  Read More →

Total abdominal colectomy (10-29-2014)

Surgical removal of the entire colon.  Read More →

Trocar (10-29-2014)

Sharp, pointed instrument used to make a puncture incision in the abdominal wall. Used for placement of cannulas.  Read More →

Trametinib (10-24-2014)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name:Trametinib Trade Name:MEKINIST® For which conditions is this drug approved? MEKINIST is indicated for the treatment of patients with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastatic melanoma with a... Continue Reading

TAFINLAR® (10-24-2014)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name:Dabrafenib Trade Name:TAFINLAR® For which conditions is this drug approved? TAFINLAR isindicated as a single agent for the treatment of patients with unresectable (unable to be removed with surgery) or metastatic... Continue Reading

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