NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- antigen-presenting cell vaccine
- listen (AN-tih-jen-preh-ZEN-ting sel vak-SEEN)
- A vaccine made of antigens and antigen-presenting cells (APCs). APCs boost an immune response by presenting antigens on their surfaces to other cells of the immune system. Also called APC vaccine.