NCI Drug Dictionary
The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.
- yttrium Y 90 epratuzumab
A radioimmunoconjugate consisting of the anti-CD22 monoclonal antibody epratuzumab chelated to the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y 90). Yttrium Y 90 epratuzumab binds to tumor cells expressing CD22, delivering a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation. Epratuzumab is a humanized version of the murine monoclonal antibody LL2; CD22 is a B cell-restricted antigen present on the surfaces of mature B cells. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: Y 90 Humanized Monoclonal Antibody LL2
Yttrium Y 90 Humanized Monoclonal Antibody LL2