Monoclonal antibodies

An antibody produced by a single clone of cells or cell line and consisting of identical antibody molecules.

Mistletoe extracts

An extract of a leathery-leaved parasitic plant which grows on apple, oak, and other broadleaf trees and bears white glutinous berries in winter.

Metastasis

The development of secondary malignant growths at a distance from a primary site of cancer.

Mammography

A technique using X-rays to diagnose and locate tumours of the breasts.

Malignant melanoma

A tumour of melanin-forming cells, especially a malignant tumour associated with skin cancer.

Malignant

tending to invade normal tissue or to recur after removal; cancerous. Contrasted with benign.

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