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Melanoma Helper Peptide Vaccine (Code C38700)

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Preferred Name: Melanoma Helper Peptide Vaccine

Definition: A multivalent vaccine consisting of peptides derived from melanoma-associated antigens and an adjuvant peptide derived from tetanus toxoid. Vaccination with this agent may stimulate a host cytotoxic T-cell response against tumor cells expressing melanoma-associated antigens, resulting in tumor cell lysis. (NCI04)

Display Name: Melanoma Helper Peptide Vaccine

Label: Melanoma Helper Peptide Vaccine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C38700 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C1328093  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Melanoma Helper Peptide Vaccine
MHP VAC

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 341633
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 341633 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C1328093

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C38700
Contributing_Source CTRP
Legacy_Concept_Name Melanoma_Helper_Peptide_Vaccine
Semantic_Type Immunologic Factor
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C38700

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