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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


apolizumab  listen  (a-puh-LIZ-yoo-mab)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of hematologic (blood) cancers. Apolizumab binds to a protein called ID10, which is found on the surface of some types of immune cells and cancer cells. It may help the immune system kill cancer cells. It is a type of monoclonal antibody.