NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

recombinant vaccinia-MUC1 vaccine
A vaccine containing a recombinant vaccinia virus that encodes the gene for human mucin-1, a tumor-associated antigen. Upon administration, recombinant vaccinia-MUC-1 vaccine may elicit a MUC-1-specific cytotoxic T cell response against tumor cells bearing MUC-1. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:recombinant vaccinia-MUC-1 vaccine
rV-MUC-1 vaccine
vaccinia-MUC-1 vaccine
Abbreviation:rV-MUC-1