Matuzumab

What is Matuzumab?

Matuzumab meaning A monoclonal antibody that is being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to cancer cells. EMD 72000 binds to the epithelial growth factor receptor (EGFR) on tumor cells and blocks growth signals.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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