Sunitinib is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Sunitinib is used to treat certain types of advanced or progressive tumors of the digestive system, the pancreas, or the kidneys. Sunitinib may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Sutent is a drug that belongs to the class of drugs known as protein kinase inhibitors. Sutent is a multi-targeted receptor kinase inhibitor. Sutent is used in the treatment of specific types of cancer like pancreatic cancer, renal cell carcinoma and gastrointestinal cancer. Sutent treats cancer by targeting many protein kinase receptors and inhibiting cellular signaling, killing the tumors.