NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,053 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- tyrosinase peptide
- listen (ty-RAH-sih-NAYS PEP-tide)
- A protein that is made from tumor cells and is used in a vaccine against melanoma. A tyrosinase peptide vaccine may stimulate the body's immune system to find and kill melanoma cells.