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 epratuzumab
A radioimmunoconjugate consisting of the anti-CD22 monoclonal antibody epratuzumab chelated to the radioisotope yttrium-90 (Y 90). Yttrium Y 90 epratuzumab binds to tumor cells expressing CD22, delivering a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation. Epratuzumab is a humanized version of the murine monoclonal antibody LL2; CD22 is a B cell-restricted antigen present on the surfaces of mature B cells. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:Y 90 Humanized Monoclonal Antibody LL2
Yttrium Y 90 Humanized Monoclonal Antibody LL2