Anti-VEGFR monoclonal antibody. Definition

Medical Definition: Anti-VEGFR monoclonal antibody

Monoclonal antibody being studied for the treatment of some cancers. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate substances in the body and bind to, including cancer cells. The anti-VEGF monoclonal antibodies bind to receptors of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGFR) and prevent the VEGFR join them. This can prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. Is a type of angiogenesis.

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