Definition of gilteritinib fumarate

gilteritinib fumarate

(GIL-teh-RIH-tih-nib FYOO-muh-rayt)
A drug used to treat adults with acute myeloid leukemia that came back or did not get better with other treatment and has a mutation (change) in the FLT3 gene. Gilteritinib fumarate blocks certain proteins, which may help keep cancer cells from growing. It is a type of tyrosine kinase inhibitor. Also called Xospata.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms