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