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-DOTA-girentuximab
A radioimmunoconjugate comprised of girentuximab conjugated with the bifunctional, macrocyclic chelating agent tetra-azacyclododecanetetra-acetic acid (DOTA) and lableled with the beta-emitting radioisotope yttrium Y 90. The antibody moiety of yttrium Y 90-DOTA-girentuximab binds to renal cell carcinoma cells expressing the G250 antigen, thereby selectively delivering a cytotoxic dose of beta radiation. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:yttrium Y 90 DOTA chimeric monoclonal antibody cG250