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ovarian cancer peptide vaccine 
A cancer vaccine comprised of synthetic peptides corresponding to naturally-occurring peptides derived from ovarian cancer cell antigens. Ovarian cancer peptide vaccine may elicit a cytotoxic T-cell response against tumor cells expressing the related ovarian cancer cell antigens. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviation:OC-PEP-VAC