thyrotropin alfa

Definition / meaning of thyrotropin alfa

A form of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) that is made in the laboratory. It is used to test for remaining or recurring cancer cells in patients who have been treated for thyroid cancer. Also called Thyrogen.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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