HuMax-CD20. Definition

Medical Definition: HuMax-CD20

Monoclonal antibody being studied for the treatment of certain cancers of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate substances in the body and join them. HuMax-CD20 binds to CD20, a protein on the surface of normal B cells and most B-cell tumors Also called ofatumumab.

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