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- (IN-dee-um â¦ ih-brih-TOO-moh-mab ty-oo-EKS-eh-tan) A radiolabeled monoclonal antibody that is used to detect certain types of B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma and is being studied in the detection of other types of B-cell tumors. It is made up of the monoclonal antibody ibritumomab plus the radioisotope indium 111. It binds to the protein called CD20, which is found on B cells. A machine is used to detect which cells in the body have bound the antibody. Indium In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan is a type of radiopharmaceutical. Also called In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan and In 111 Zevalin.
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- ibritumomab tiuxetan, IDEC-Y2B8, In 111 ibritumomab tiuxetan, In 111 Zevalin, Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan, Y 90 Zevalin, yttrium Y 90 ibritumomab tiuxetan, Zevalin