A monoclonal antibody used to treat certain types of B-cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to cancer cells. Rituximab binds to the protein called CD20, which is found on B-cells. Also called Rituxan.

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