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View in Spanish: Anticuerpo monoclonal 170 2IT-BAD

2IT-BAD monoclonal antibody 170 (… MAH-noh-KLOH-nul AN-tee-BAH-dee …)
A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by linking a monoclonal antibody called 170, which binds to the protein MUC-1, to a substance called 2IT-BAD, which binds radioactive substances. 2IT-BAD monoclonal antibody 170 may be used to detect cancer cells and kill them. It is a type of immunoconjugate.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.