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Medicines to treat pituitary tumors

... pituitary and other glands, blocks growth hormone (somatotropin) production
by adenomas and returns insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) to normal ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-treating-medicines

Treatment of functional (hormone-producing) pituitary tumors

... tumor. If growth hormone and IGF-1 levels remain high after surgery,
medicines or radiation therapy may be tried. Many ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-treating-functional-tumors

Do we know what causes prostate cancer?

... Some researchers have noted that men with high levels of another hormone,
insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), are more likely to get prostate ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-what-causes

Cancer Glossary

... immunochemical test. IGF-1 Search. see insulin-like growth factor-1.
ileostomy Search [ill-ee-OSS-tuh-me]. an operation ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=i

Pituitary Tumors

... Levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) will be
measured in your blood samples, which are taken the morning after an ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003133-pdf.pdf

How are pituitary tumors diagnosed?

... Levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) will be
measured in your blood samples, which are taken the morning after an ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pituitarytumors/detailedguide/pituitary-tumors-diagnosis

Does body weight affect cancer risk?

... insulin and estrogen; Factors that regulate cell division, such as
insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1); Proteins that influence ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/dietandphysicalactivity/bodyweightandcancerrisk/body-weight-and-cancer-risk-effects

Body weight and cancer risk

... Levels of certain hormones, such as insulin and estrogen • Factors that regulate
cell division, such as insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002578-pdf.pdf

Rhabdomyosarcoma

... Examples of newer targeted drugs being studied for use against RMS include: •
IGF-1 receptor inhibitors, such as cixutumumab (IMC-1A2) ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003136-pdf.pdf

What's new in rhabdomyosarcoma research and treatment?

... IGF-1 receptor inhibitors, such as cixutumumab (IMC-1A2); Drugs that affect
a tumor's ability to make new blood vessels, such as bevacizumab ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/rhabdomyosarcoma/detailedguide/rhabdomyosarcoma-new-research