Definition of tazemetostat hydrobromide

tazemetostat hydrobromide

(TA-zeh-MEH-toh-stat HY-droh-BROH-mide)
A drug used to treat adults and children aged 16 years and older with a rare type of soft tissue sarcoma called epithelioid sarcoma and adults with certain types of follicular lymphoma. It is also being studied in the treatment of other types of cancer. Tazemetostat hydrobromide blocks certain enzymes involved in gene expression and cell division. Blocking these enzymes may help keep cancer cells from growing. Tazemetostat hydrobromide is a type of histone methyltransferase inhibitor. Also called Tazverik.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms