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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

hu14.18-interleukin-2 fusion protein  listen  (… in-ter-LOO-kin-2 FYOO-zhun PROH-teen)

  An anticancer drug in which hu14.18, a monoclonal antibody, is combined with interleukin-2. The monoclonal antibody binds to the cancer cells and delivers IL-2, which stimulates the immune system to destroy the cancer cells.