Herceptin

Herceptin (trastuzumab) is a type of targeted treatment for breast cancer. It is a monoclonal antibody, which means a single type of antibody that can be made in the laboratory in large quantities. Antibodies are molecules made naturally by our immune systems. Their role is to seek out foreign cells - bacteria and viruses for example - and kill ...
Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=h

Herceptin

(from the article `Health and Disease`) ...were called `revolutionary,` `simply stunning,` and `truly life-saving results in a major disease.` The studies found that the cancer drug ... ...cells. Tamoxifen, for instance, is a common drug that blocks the ability of estrogen to stimulate tumour growth, and Me...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/40

herceptin

Type: Term Pronunciation: her-sep′tin Definitions: 1. A monoclonal antibody used in treating her 2 neu-positive carcinoma of breast. Synonyms: transluzumab
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=40480

Herceptin

A monoclonal antibody that binds to HER2 (human epidermal growth factor receptor 2), and can kill HER2-positive cancer cells. Monoclonal antibodies are made in the laboratory and can locate and bind to substances in the body, including cancer cells. Herceptin is used to treat breast cancer that is HER2-positive and has spread after treatment with o...
Found on http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=H

Herceptin

see Trastuzumab
Found on http://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/breast-cancer-information/glossary
No exact match found