NCI Drug Dictionary

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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