NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.
- granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
- listen (GRAN-yoo-loh-SITE-MA-kroh-FAYJ KAH-luh-nee-STIM-yoo-LAY-ting FAK-ter)
- A substance that helps make more white blood cells, especially granulocytes, macrophages, and cells that become platelets. It is a cytokine that is a type of hematopoietic (blood-forming) agent. Also called GM-CSF and sargramostim.