NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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monoclonal antibody Ch14.18 (MAH-noh-KLOH-nul AN-tee-BAH-dee…)
|A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It binds to a molecule called GD2, which is found in greater than normal amounts on some types of cancer cells. This helps cells of the immune system kill the cancer cells. It is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called Ch14.18 and MOAB Ch14.18.|