Bacille Calmette Guerin -- an agent which boosts immune response non-specifically. May be used in the treatment or prophylaxis of superficial tumors.
vaccine used for the treatment of bladder cancer. BCG is mixed and instilled in the bladder. Patient returns for weekly instillations for 6-8 weeks.
Bacillus Calmette Guerin. A bacterium developed as a form of the inactivated tuberculosis organism and used as an immunologic adjuvant in many cancer vaccines over the years. BCG is used in the CancerVax vaccine, currently being evaluated in clinical trials.