L-MTP-PE

Definition / meaning of L-MTP-PE

A drug being studied in the treatment of young adults with bone cancer that has gotten worse or come back. L-MTP-PE activates certain types of white blood cells and helps the immune system kill cancer cells. It is a type of immunostimulant. Also called MEPACT, mifamurtide, and muramyl tripeptide phosphatidylethanolamine.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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