Gemtuzumab. Definition

Medical Definition: Gemtuzumab

Monoclonal antibody combined with a toxic substance that is used to treat certain types of acute myeloid leukemia in elderly patients and is being studied in the treatment of other cancers. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to cancer cells the body, including cancer cells. Gemtuzumab is a type of antibody-drug conjugates. Also called gemtuzumab ozogamicin Mylotarg and.

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