cetuximab


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cetuximab

(sɪˈtʌksɪˌmæb)
n
a monoclonal antibody used to treat cancer
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Food and Drug Administration to initiate a dose-escalation Phase 1/2 study to treat SCCHN cancer patients with the combination of NT219 and cetuximab.
Yr oedd tystiolaeth fod Cetuximab yn effeithiol mewn achosion cynnar o ganser y coluddyn, ond nid oedd y cyffur ar gael yng Nghymru.
He became well known for lobbying the Welsh Government to end the inequality which saw patients living in England benefiting from lifeenhancing drug Cetuximab while patients in Wales could not.
M2 PHARMA-January 24, 2018-Combination of Encorafenib, Binimetinib and Cetuximab Demonstrate 48% Confirmed ORR in BRAF-Mutant Colorectal Cancer
Cetuximab (C225), a chimeric human-mouse anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibody, can improve clinical outcomes in some patients with metastatic colon cancer expressing wild type KRAS.
Cetuximab plus chemotherapy regimens are typically used in the first-line treatment of RAS wild-type metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) [1-3].
The functionalization of the PEG chains with monoclonal antibody cetuximab was also tested for active targeting of epidermal growth factor receptor- (EGFR-) positive tumor.
First line palliative systemic therapy is represented by the combination of platinum-based chemotherapy and cetuximab, an antiepidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) agent.