1. What is attached to a monoclonal antibody to help detect cancerous tumours and blood clots?
- A radioactive tracer
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2. Can you treat cancerous tumours with monoclonal antibodies?
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?
- B lymphocytes
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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