IgG-RFT5-dgA

IgG-RFT5-dgA
A monoclonal antibody linked to a toxic substance. It is being studied in the treatment of melanoma that has spread to distant parts of the body. IgG-RFT5-dgA is made in the laboratory. It can find and kill certain white blood cells that prevent the immune system from killing cancer cells. Also called RFT5-dgA immunotoxin.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • RFT5-dgA immunotoxin — A monoclonal antibody linked to a toxic substance. It is being studied in the treatment of melanoma that has spread to distant parts of the body. RFT5 dgA immunotoxin is made in the laboratory. It can find and kill certain white blood cells that… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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