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Growth factors

Growth factors are natural substances that stimulate the bone marrow to make blood cells. Some growth factors are used during chemotherapy treatment.

About growth factors

Find out about having growth factor therapy for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), how you have it and possible side effects.
 

Granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF)

Find out what G-CSF (granulocyte colony stimulating factor) is, how you have it and other important information about having G-CSF.

Last reviewed: 
07 May 2020
Next review due: 
05 May 2023
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