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Monoclonal antibody
Type Whole antibody
Source Mouse
Target GD3 ganglioside
CAS Registry Number  N
ATC code None

Mitumomab (BEC-2) is a mouse monoclonal antibody investigated for the treatment of small cell lung carcinoma in combination with BCG vaccination. Mitumomab attacks tumour cells, while the vaccine is thought to activate the immune system. As of September 2009, the drug is undergoing Phase III clinical trials.[1][2]

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  2. ^ BEC-2 for small cell lung cancer

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