NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,020 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- listen (lek-suh-TOO-moo-mab)
- A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. It binds to a protein called TRAIL-R2 on the surface of some tumor cells, which may kill the tumor cells. Lexatumumab is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called anti-TRAIL R2 mAb HGS-ETR2 and HGS-ETR2.