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View in Spanish: Recombinant fowlpox-CEA-MUC-1-TRICOM vaccine (en inglés)

Recombinant fowlpox-CEA-MUC-1-TRICOM vaccine (ree-KOM-bih-nunt … vak-SEEN)
A cancer vaccine made with a form of a chicken virus that does not cause disease in humans. It is being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. The virus is changed in the laboratory to make human proteins that may help immune cells in the body kill tumor cells. Also called falimarev.



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