Denosumab. Definition

Medical Definition: Denosumab

Type of monoclonal antibody being studied in the treatment of multiple myeloma (a cancer that forms in bones), and for the prevention and treatment of bone metastases (cancer that has spread from another organ to the bone). Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate substances in the body and bind to, including cancer cells. Denosumab binds to the protein RANKL and helps prevent bone fractures. Also called AMG 162.

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