Erbitux. Definition

Medical Definition: Erbitux

Monoclonal antibody used to treat certain types of head and neck cancer and colorectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. It is also being studied in the treatment of other cancers. Monoclonal antibodies are produced in the laboratory and can locate cancer cells and bind to. Erbitux binds to epidermal growth factor (EGFR), located on the surface of some types of cancer cells. Also called cetuximab.

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