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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


anti-HGF monoclonal antibody AMG 102  listen  (AN-tee … MAH-noh-KLOH-nul AN-tee-BAH-dee ...)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It binds to a protein called hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), which may cause cancer cells to grow. Blocking this may cause cancer cells to die. Anti-HGF monoclonal antibody AMG 102 is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called AMG 102.