NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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- tumor antigen vaccine
- listen (TOO-mer AN-tih-jen vak-SEEN)
- A vaccine made of cancer cells, parts of cancer cells, or pure tumor antigens (substances isolated from tumor cells). A tumor antigen vaccine may stimulate the body's immune system to find and kill cancer cells.