Definition of copanlisib hydrochloride

copanlisib hydrochloride

(koh-PAN-lih-sib HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A drug used to treat adults with follicular lymphoma that came back after treatment with at least two other systemic therapies. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Copanlisib hydrochloride blocks certain proteins, which may help keep cancer cells from growing and may kill them. It is a type of kinase inhibitor. Also called Aliqopa.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms