NCI Drug Dictionary
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.
- autologous dendritic cell-allogeneic melanoma tumor cell lysate vaccine
A cell-based vaccine composed of autologous dendritic cells (DCs) pulsed with lysates from heat-treated allogeneic melanoma tumor cells. Upon administration, this vaccine may stimulate anti-tumoral cytotoxic T-cell and antibody responses to melanoma cells bearing shared melanoma antigens such as MelanA/MART-1, gp100, MAGE3, resulting in tumor cell lysis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: Allogeneic Melanoma Cell-Loaded Dendritic Cell Vaccine US brand name: Uvidem Code name: IDD-3