NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,916 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (fil-GRAS-tim)
A colony-stimulating factor that stimulates the production of neutrophils (a type of white blood cell). Filgrastim is a cytokine that is a type of hematopoietic (blood-forming) agent. Also called G-CSF, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, Neupogen, and Zarxio.