NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,440 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- listen (GRA-nix)
A drug used to
treat severe neutropenia (a condition in which there is a
lower-than-normal number of white blood cells) caused by
some types of chemotherapy. It is used in patients with
certain types of cancer. Granix helps the bone marrow make
more white blood cells. It contains the active ingredient
filgrastim. Granix is a type of colony-stimulating