NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,938 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- anti-PDGFR alpha monoclonal antibody IMC-3G3
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of glioblastoma (a type of brain tumor) that has come back. It binds to receptors for a protein called platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF). This keeps PDGF from binding to the cells. This may stop the growth of cancer cells and blood vessels that have the receptors for PDGF. It is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called anti-platelet-derived growth factor receptor alpha monoclonal antibody IMC-3G3 and IMC-3G3.