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View in Spanish: Clorhidrato de pazopanib

Pazopanib hydrochloride (puz-OH-puh-nib HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A drug that is used to treat kidney cancer and is being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. It may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of protein tyrosine kinase inhibitor and a type of antiangiogenesis agent. Also called GW786034 and Votrient.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.