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Definition of Colony-stimulating factor

Colony-stimulating factor: A laboratory-made agent that is similar to substances in the body that stimulate the production of blood cells. Abbreviated CSF. Treatment with CSF can help blood-forming tissue recover from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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