Tag: "radioimmunotherapy" at medical news
FDA Approves Anti-Cancer Cell Drug - Zevalin
...s. Idec Pharmaceuticals' Zevalin becomes the first radioimmunotherapy
drug cleared to sell in the US. // It's a new approach, adding radiation to antibodies that search out a protein called CD20 found on lymphoma cells. The antibodies attach to the cells, flagging them for attack by the immune system. Doctors have lo...
Study Finds Lymphoma Drug Effective Over Long Term
...ma, a cancer of the lymph system, who received the radioimmunotherapy
drug Bexxar as their first treatment for the disea...years after treatment. "For years we have known radioimmunotherapy
such as Bexxar is one of the most effective treatments for patients with relapsed follicular lymphom...