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.

host dendritic cell vaccine-001 MSSM/BIIR
A dendritic cell (DC) vaccine containing ex vivo expanded autologous DCs obtained from a patient with leukemia with potential immunostimulating activity. Upon reintroduction into the host, the host dendritic cell vaccine-001 MSSM/BIIR may stimulate the immune system to mount a leukemia-specific cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) response. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:MSSM/BIIR HDC Vax-001