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.

varicella vaccine
A live attenuated virus vaccine used to prevent chickenpox and shingles, which is caused by varicella-zoster virus (VZV). Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Synonym:varicella virus vaccine live
US brand name:Varivax