NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,029 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- anti-TRAIL R2 mAb HGS-ETR2
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- 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. Anti-TRAIL R2 mAb HGS-ETR2 is a type of monoclonal antibody. Also called HGS-ETR2 and lexatumumab.