Velafermin

What is Velafermin?

Velafermin meaning A substance that is being studied in the prevention and treatment of oral mucositis (sores in the mouth) in patients receiving high-dose chemotherapy. Velafermin belongs to the family of drugs called recombinant human fibroblast growth factors (rhFGF).

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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