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growth factors

naturally occurring proteins that help cells grow and divide. Some cancer cells are too sensitive to growth factors, which helps them grow quickly. See also epidermal growth factors.

Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome

... Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome. Growth factors are substances
that speed up the process of making blood cells in the bone marrow. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/overviewguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-overview-treating-growth-factors

Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome

... The growth factors granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF, Neupogen ® ,
or filgrastim) and granulocyte macrophage-colony stimulating factor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/myelodysplasticsyndrome/detailedguide/myelodysplastic-syndromes-treating-growth-factors

Growth factors for the treatment of chronic myelomonocytic ...

... CMML), and growth factors can help the blood counts become more normal.
Erythropoietin (Epo ® or Procrit ® ), a growth factor that promotes red ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-chronicmyelomonocyticcmml/detailedguide/leukemia-chronic-myelomonocytic-treating-growth-factors

Targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer

... immune system protein). It targets vascular endothelial growth factor
(VEGF), a protein that helps new blood vessels to form. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-targeted-therapies

Breast cancer risk factors you cannot change

... Genetic risk factors. ... PTEN: The PTEN gene normally helps regulate cell growth. ...
both benign and malignant breast tumors, as well as growths in the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/breastcancerearlydetection/breast-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-you-cannot-change

Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome

... Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome. Growth factors are substances
that speed up the process of making blood cells in the bone marrow. ...

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Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome

... Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome. Growth factors are substances
that speed up the process of making blood cells in the bone marrow. ...

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Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome

... Growth factors for myelodysplastic syndrome. Growth factors are substances
that speed up the process of making blood cells in the bone marrow. ...

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Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone

... Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I and IGF-binding protein-3 concentrations
and prostate cancer risk ... Insulin-like growth factors and cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/athome/recombinant-bovine-growth-hormone

What are the risk factors for osteosarcoma? | American Cancer ...

... A risk factor is anything that affects your chance ... So far, lifestyle-related factors
have not been linked ... 30, especially during the teenage growth spurt. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/osteosarcoma/detailedguide/osteosarcoma-risk-factors