Temsirolimus is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Temsirolimus is used to treat cancer of the kidneys, also called renal cell carcinoma. Temsirolimus may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Torisel is a sirolimus derivative which belongs to a class of drugs called kinase derivatives which are used in the management of cancers. Among the many cancers in the world, Torisel is specifically used in the treatment of renal cancer. Torisel is a prescription only drug and is administered intravenously so there is need to be in a hospital setup.