Radioactive antibody highlights bowel cancer

Brown, Phyllida
October 1991
New Scientist;10/19/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1791, p24
Reports on the approval of the world's first radioactive antibody for diagnosing bowel cancer in Germany and Luxembourg. Concept of the diagnostic technique developed by Cytogen Corp.; Description of OncoScint CR103, the monoclonal antibody that serves as the basis of the diagnostic method; Potential benefits to patients.


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