NCI Drug Dictionary
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