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 monoclonal antibody BrE-3
A radioimmunotherapeutic agent consisting of a monoclonal antibody (BrE-3) directed against the tumor-associated antigen epithelial glycoprotein mucin chelated to the radioisotope yttrium-90. Yttrium Y 90 monoclonal antibody BrE-3 binds to tumor cells expressing epithelial glycoprotein mucin, selectively delivering a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: BrE-3 monoclonal antibody, yttrium Y 90
MOAB BrE-3, yttrium Y 90
Y90 monoclonal antibody BrE-3
Abbreviation: Y90 MOAB BrE-3