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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Pegfilgrastim

Pegfilgrastim (peg-fil-GRAS-tim)
A drug used to increase numbers of white blood cells in patients who are receiving chemotherapy. It is a type of colony-stimulating factor. Also called filgrastim-SD/01 and Neulasta.

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