Chapter 10. Monoclonal Antibodies

  1. Janice Gabriel MPhil, PgD, BSc(Hons), RN, FETC, ONC, CertMHS
  1. Helmout Modjtahedi

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch10

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Modjtahedi, H. (2008) Monoclonal Antibodies, in The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition (ed J. Gabriel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Nurse Director, Central South Coast Cancer Network

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057599

Online ISBN: 9780470988121

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Keywords:

  • monoconal antibodies;
  • cancer;
  • death;
  • cancer treatment;
  • cytotoxic drugs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • What are Antibodies and Monoclonal Antibodies?

  • Engineered Antibodies

  • The Mechanism of Action of Monoclonal Antibodies

  • Monoclonal Antibodies that are Currently Used in Cancer Therapy

  • Conjugated Monoclonal Antibodies in Cancer Therapy

  • Conclusion