Theraloc

Theraloc
A monoclonal antibody being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to substances in the body, including cancer cells. Theraloc binds the epithelial growth factor receptor (EGFR) and blocks cancer cells that depend on epidermal growth factor for growth. Also called nimotuzumab.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • nimotuzumab — A monoclonal antibody being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to substances in the body, including cancer cells. Nimotuzumab binds the epithelial growth… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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