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Screen for hepatitis B virus in all cancer patients starting systemic treatment. Find out more about hepatitis B virus screening and management.


( soo-NIT-in-ib )
Other Name(s): Sutent®
Appearance: capsule In various strengths and colours

Drug Formulary information is intended for use by healthcare professionals. It is not intended to be medical advice. Some of the information, including information about funding for cancer drugs, does not apply to all patients. Cancer treatment plans are unique to each patient. If you are a patient, please speak with your healthcare team to understand how this information applies to you.

Patient Info Sheet

Jun 2022

What it is used for

For treating some types of kidney cancer, as well as gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) - a rare cancer usually affecting the stomach or intestines, and a rare type of pancreas cancer.

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