NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,804 terms related to cancer and medicine.

Browse the dictionary by selecting a letter of the alphabet or by entering a cancer-related word or phrase in the search box.

nonspecific immunomodulating agent
(non-speh-SIH-fik IH-myoo-noh-MOD-yoo-lay-ting AY-jent)
A substance that affects the immune system in a general way and may help the body fight cancer, infection, or other diseases. Nonspecific immunomodulating agents include BCG and levamisole.