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 tacatuzumab tetraxetan
A radioimmunoconjugate comprised of the monoclonal antibody HuAFP31, directed against alpha fetoprotein, that is conjugated to the chelating agent tetra-azacyclododecanetetra-acetic acid (DOTA) and radiolabeled with the beta-emitting radioisotope Yttrium Y90. Yttrium Y 90 tacatuzumab tetraxetan binds to tumor cells expressing alpha fetoprotein, selectively delivering a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Abbreviation:Y90 DOTA MOAB HuAFP31