NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,470 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- cancer vaccine
- listen (KAN-ser vak-SEEN)
A type of vaccine that is usually made from a patient’s own tumor cells or from substances taken from tumor cells. A cancer vaccine may help the immune system kill cancer cells. Also called cancer treatment vaccine.