OX-40

Definition / meaning of OX-40

A protein being studied in the treatment of cancer. Substances that attach to OX-40 on the surface of T cells (a type of white blood cell) may help the T cells grow and kill more cancer cells. OX-40 is a type of tumor necrosis factor (TNF) receptor. Also called CD134.

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

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