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SUTENT is used to treat adults with kidney cancer that has not spread (localized) and who are at high risk of RCC coming back again after having kidney surgery.

SUTENT is used to treat advanced kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma or RCC).

SUTENT is used to treat a rare cancer of the stomach, bowel, or esophagus called gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) and when you have taken the medicine imatinib mesylate (Gleevec®) and it did not stop the cancer from growing or you cannot take imatinib mesylate (Gleevec®). Gleevec is a registered trademark of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

SUTENT is used to treat a type of pancreatic cancer known as pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) that has progressed and cannot be treated with surgery.

It is not known if SUTENT is safe and effective in children.