What are the adverse effects of sunitinib in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (RCC)?

Updated: Feb 19, 2021
  • Author: Kush Sachdeva, MD; Chief Editor: E Jason Abel, MD  more...
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Hypertension induced by sunitinib may correlate with a significantly higher probability of response and better disease-free and overall survival. [32] Likewise, onset of hypothyroidism in patients treated with sunitinib may portend better response. [33]


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