A humanized monoclonal antibody used intravenously to treat metastatic breast cancer.
A humanized monoclonal antibody used intravenously to treat certain types of breast cancer and gastric cancer.
Origin of trastuzumab
- tras- origin unknown tu(mor) -zu- (shortening and alteration of humanized) m(onoclonal) a(nti)b(ody)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition