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Revisting discussion on growth factors
Date: 09 May 2004
Time: 19:45:32 -0400
Remote Name: 220.127.116.11
I asked in an earlier thread of posts about growth factor production. I was under the impression that because my son had to take Neupogen, he was not making any GCSF. In re-reading the information from the "Facts and Statistics" link on the main page I understand that the growth factors exist at normal levels, but the progenitor cells are unresponsive because of the dysfunction. (Our doctor also said that he's always had the GCSF, the Neupogen was to provide a "boost.") I wanted to bring this up because I feel like that thread may have misinformed some readers.