dendritic cell vaccine
(den-DRIH-tik sel vak-SEEN)
A vaccine made of antigens and dendritic antigen-presenting cells (APCs).
A substance or group of substances meant to cause the immune system to respond to a tumor or to microorganisms, such as bacteria or viruses. A vaccine can help the body recognize and destroy cancer cells or microorganisms.
Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)