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2. Can you treat cancerous tumours with monoclonal antibodies?

  • Yes
  • No

3. What is a monoclonal antibody?

  • A chemical defence against pathogens
  • An antibody which specifically binds to one type of antigen
  • A type of B lymphocyte

4. What is the name of the white blood cells produced to fight pathogens?

  • Antibodies
  • B lymphocytes
  • Antigens

5. Which of these is NOT an advantage of using monoclonal antibodies in cancer treatment?

  • They don't lead to a suppressed immune response like chemo and radiotherapy
  • The antibodies only bind to the antigens on the cancer cells, so healthy cells are unaffected
  • They are simple to make
  • They don't lead to hair loss


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