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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.

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sargramostim plasmid DNA hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine adjuvant
A vaccine adjuvant consisting of a plasmid DNA encoding sargramostim (granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor). Upon administration, expressed sargramostim may stimulate a cytotoxic T cell response enhancing the host immune response to a concomitantly administered hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:GM-CSF plasmid DNA hepatocellular carcinoma vaccine adjuvant
Abbreviation:phGM-CSF HCC