APC8015F. Definition

Medical Definition: APC8015F

A vaccine made from cells of the immune system of a prostate cancer patient and frozen for future use. The cells are treated in the laboratory with a growth factor attached to a protein called prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP), which is found in prostate cancer cells. The APC8015F injected into the patient may make T cells (a type of white blood cell) kill tumor cells containing FAP.

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