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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Campath-1H

A monoclonal antibody used to treat leukemia. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-produced substances that can locate and bind to cancer cells. Also called alemtuzumab.

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