NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

recombinant thyroid-stimulating hormone
A peptide hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary. It promotes the growth of the thyroid gland and stimulates the synthesis of thyroid hormones and the release of thyroxine by the thyroid gland. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
US brand name:Thytropar
Abbreviation:Recombinant TSH