NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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HuLuc63
A drug used with lenalidomide and dexamethasone to treat multiple myeloma. It is used in patients whose cancer was treated with one to three anticancer therapies. HuLuc63 binds to a protein called CS1, which is found on myeloma cells and some types of immune cells. HuLuc63 may block CS1 and help the immune system kill cancer cells. It is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called elotuzumab and Empliciti.