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  • n. An antibody used in certain drugs.

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Examples

  • The medicine, also known as brentuximab, will be Bothell-based Seattle Genetics' first commercialized drug.

    The Seattle Times

  • For review, Adcetris, also known as brentuximab vedotin, is designed using a technology proprietary to Seattle Genetics that delivers a lethal dose of chemotherapy directly to cancer cells while sparing healthy cells from toxic effects.

  • The drug, which has the generic name of brentuximab vodotin and a proposed brand name of Adcetris, is under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for two types of lymphoma that have not responded to other treatments: Hodgkin lymphoma and anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.

    FDA Panel Backs Lymphoma Drug

  • The brentuximab vedotin study was conducted under a special protocol assessment, an agreement with the FDA on study design.

    Seattle Genetics, Takeda Lymphoma Drug Shows Success

  • Mr. Siegall stressed that Seattle Genetics has worked with the FDA in developing the trials for brentuximab vedotin and is confident of its eventual approval.

    Novel Cancer Drug Shows Promise

  • The brentuximab vedotin study was conducted under a special protocol assessment, an agreement with the FDA on the study's design.

    Novel Cancer Drug Shows Promise

  • Siegall stressed that the company has worked with the FDA in developing the trials for brentuximab vedotin and is confident of its path to potential approval.

    Seattle Genetics, Takeda Lymphoma Drug Shows Success

  • Seattle Genetics and Takeda are also conducting several other trials of brentuximab vedotin, including a phase II trial for advanced anaplastic large cell lymphoma, another type of blood cancer, that is expected to have data in coming weeks.

    Novel Cancer Drug Shows Promise

  • Seattle Genetic said brentuximab vedotin's side effects were "generally consistent with prior clinical trial experience."

    Seattle Genetics, Takeda Lymphoma Drug Shows Success

  • The drug, called brentuximab vedotin, in development with Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

    Novel Cancer Drug Shows Promise

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