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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

EMD 72000   

  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. Also called matuzumab.