Treating certain types of kidney, liver or thyroid cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Nexavar is a multikinase inhibitor. It works by helping to stop cancer cells from growing.
Nexavar is a kinase inhibitor that is used to treat cancers. These cancers include late stage kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma), liver cancer, and thyroid cancer. Kinase are proteins that are located near cells that transmit signals to cells. This medication works by interrupting the growth of cancer cells and blocking new blood vessels from feeding the tumor.