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insulin-like growth factor-1

[IGF-1] hormone-like substance thought to affect cell growth. Some studies have found that people with high blood levels of IGF-1 might be more likely to develop some types of cancer, but more research is needed.

Cancer Glossary

... insulin-like growth factor-1 Search [IGF-1]. hormone-like substance thought
to affect cell growth. ... finger-like, non-cancerous growths in the ...

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

Medicines to treat pituitary tumors | American Cancer Society

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

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

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

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

Treatment of functional (hormone-making) pituitary tumors ...

... If growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) levels remain high
after surgery, many experts recommend treating with medicine first. ...

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

How are pituitary tumors diagnosed? | American Cancer ...

... The next step is to check the levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth
factor-1 (IGF-1) in your blood samples, which are taken the morning ...

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

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

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

Physical Late Effects and Comorbidity

... Sarcopenia, Osteopenia •Immune function •Cognition •Clotting •Glucose
Metabolism •Insulin –like growth factor-1 •Dehydroeplandrosterone Sulfate ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-027684.pdf

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/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003134-pdf.pdf