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View in Spanish: Darbepoetina alfa

Darbepoetin alfa (DAR-boh-poh-EE-tin AL-fuh)
A substance made in the laboratory that stimulates the bone marrow to produce red blood cells. It belongs to the family of drugs called antianemics.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.