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Definition of "ibritumomab" [ibritumomab]

  • A monoclonal antibody which is linked with yttrium-90 as the drug ibritumomab tiuxetan (noun)

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Use "ibritumomab" in a sentence
  • "ZEVALIN (ibritumomab tiuxetan) is indicated for the treatment of patients with previously untreated follicular non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma (NHL), who achieve a partial or complete response to first-line chemotherapy."
  • "The new drugs include rituximab (sold as Rituxan), with four boxed warnings, and ibritumomab tiuxetan (Zevalin), with two boxed warnings, among others."
  • "Data from clinical trials suggest that radio-immunotherapy (RIT) consolidation therapy is an important treatment approach for patients with follicular lympho ma (FL), with striking phase 3 results recently published for 90Y-ibritumomab tiuxetan"