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View in Spanish: Péptido-1 del antígeno carcinoembrionario

Carcinoembryonic antigen peptide-1 (KAR-sih-noh-EM-bree-AH-nik AN-tih-jen PEP-tide-1)
A protein that can stimulate an immune response to certain tumors. Also called CAP-1 and CEA peptide-1.



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