NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,917 terms related to cancer and medicine.

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colony-stimulating factor
(KAH-luh-nee-STIM-yoo-LAY-ting FAK-ter)
A substance that stimulates the production of blood cells. Colony-stimulating factors include granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), and promegapoietin.