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View in Spanish: Vacuna antiidiotípica

Anti-idiotype vaccine (AN-tee-IH-dee-oh-TIPE vak-SEEN)
A vaccine made of antibodies that see other antibodies as the antigen and bind to it. Anti-idiotype vaccines can stimulate the body to produce antibodies against tumor cells.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.