Extramedullary hematopoiesis during therapy with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor is a glycoprotein that promotes the proliferation and differentiation of neutrophils. It also results in an increase in circulating hematopoietic progenitor cells. We describe two cases of extramedullary hematopoiesis in patients receiving granulocyte colony-stimulating factor with chemotherapy for metastatic breast cancer.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Redmond, J; Kantor, RS; Auerbach, HE; Spiritos, MD; Moore, JT

Published Date

  • October 1994

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 118 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1014 - 1015

PubMed ID

  • 7524465

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9985


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States