IDEC-Y2B8

IDEC-Y2B8
An anticancer drug that is a combination of a monoclonal antibody and a radioisotope (yttrium-90). Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to cancer cells. Also called yttrium Y90 ibritumomab tiuxetan.

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