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Vaccine Detail

ALVAC-CEA (VCP248)
Vaccine Information
  • Vaccine Name: ALVAC-CEA (VCP248)
  • Target Pathogen: Cancer
  • Target Disease: Cancer
  • Type: Recombinant vector vaccine
  • Status: Clinical trial
  • Host Species for Licensed Use: Human
  • Host Species as Laboratory Animal Model: Human
  • Description: A replication-defective recombinant canarypox virus (ALVAC) that contains the entire human carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) gene. Vaccination with ALVAC-CEA (VCP248) may stimulate the host immune system to mount a cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) response against CEA-positive tumor cells, thereby decreasing tumor growth. (NCI04) (NCIT_C2743).
Host Response
References
NCIT_C2743: [https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C2743]