Definitions

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  • n. A chimeric (mouse/human) monoclonal antibody that targets epidermal growth factor receptor.

Etymologies

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Ad hoc prefix + -tum- + -xi- + -mab

Examples

  • A subset of bowel cancer patients who have a normally functioning K-Ras 'switch' might in some circumstances benefit from new cancer drugs called cetuximab and panitumumab.

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  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center who've discovered unprecedented success treating it with an anticancer drug called cetuximab, marketed under the name Erbitux.

    Nashville Scene

  • It is already known that in some bowel cancers the K-Ras gene is faulty, leaving the switch permanently 'on'. patients who have a normally functioning K-Ras 'switch' might in some circumstances** benefit from new cancer drugs called cetuximab and panitumumab.

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Among these is an antibody called cetuximab, which attaches to a protein molecule that is found in large amounts on the surface of many types of cancer cells.

    Medindia Health News

  • The others were given a combination of cetuximab, which is marketed under the brand name Erbitux, along with the standard regimen.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • (NECDAG) has agreed that a drug called cetuximab will be funded on the NHS as a third line treatment for patients with advanced colorectal cancer.

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  • Itis related to various kinds of antitumor drugs such as cetuximab, erlotinib, gefitinib and lapatinib.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • This protein is related to many antineoplastic drugs such as cetuximab, erlotinib and sorafenib

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  • It is also related to some immune regulative drugs, such as cetuximab, and drugs used to treat cancers, such as isoproterenol

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • … After she developed bowel cancer and began having chemotherapy, doctors told her she should boost her chances of fighting the disease by adding another drug, cetuximab.

    Matthew Yglesias » 2017

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