NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,201 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- A substance being studied in the treatment of mesothelioma. MORAb-009 binds to a protein called mesothelin, which is found on some cancer cells. MORAb-009 may help the immune system kill cancer cells. It is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called amatuximab and anti-mesothelin monoclonal antibody MORAb-009.