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.

methanol extraction residue of BCG
A cell wall fraction of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) obtained by menthol extraction with immunomodulating properties and potential use in cancer immunotherapy. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:MER of BCG
methanol extraction residue of bacillus Calmette-Guerin
Acronyms:MER
MER-BCG