Definition / meaning of MDX-010

A monoclonal antibody being studied in the treatment of certain types of cancer. MDX-010 is made in the laboratory and binds to the molecule CTLA-4 on T cells (a type of white blood cell). MDX-010 may block CTLA-4 and help the immune system kill cancer cells. Also called ipilimumab.

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