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.

sargramostim plasmid DNA hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine adjuvant
A vaccine adjuvant consisting of a plasmid DNA encoding sargramostim (granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor). Upon administration, expressed sargramostim may stimulate a cytotoxic T cell response enhancing the host immune response to a concomitantly administered hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:GM-CSF plasmid DNA hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine adjuvant
Abbreviation:phGM-CSF HCC