NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,408 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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A drug used to treat a rare red blood cell disorder called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). It is also being studied in the treatment of other conditions. Ultomiris binds to an immune system protein called C5. This may help keep red blood cells from breaking down. Ultomiris is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called ravulizumab.