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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



PG   

  One of several hormone-like substances made by the body. Different PGs control blood pressure, contraction of smooth muscles, and other processes within tissues where they are made. Certain PGs are being studied as cancer biomarkers. Also called prostaglandin.