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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



2IT-BAD monoclonal antibody 170  listen  (… MAH-noh-KLOH-nul AN-tee-BAH-dee …)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by linking a monoclonal antibody called 170, which binds to a protein called MUC-1, to a substance called 2IT-BAD, which binds radioactive substances. 2IT-BAD monoclonal antibody 170 may be used to detect cancer cells and kill them. It is a type of immunoconjugate.