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Nexavar Side Effects

Please see the Clinical Trials Drug page Sorafenib (Nexavar) for more about this drug, which is still in trials for GIST.

Skin-related side effects of Nexavar, especially the Hand-Foot Skin Reaction (sore feet and hands) are covered in the following free-access medical paper: Evolving Strategies for the Management of Hand-Foot Skin Reaction Associated with the Multitargeted Kinase Inhibitors Sorafenib and Sunitinib by LaCouture et al, published online September 2008 in the journal Oncologist.