Common Biological Response Modifiers
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Sangramostim (Leukine, Prokine)
Epoetin alfa (Epogen, Procrit)
Interleukins (IL-1 IL-2, IL-6)
Help different immune system cells recognize and destroy abnormal cells. Appear to charge up the immune system and enhance attacks on cancer cells by macrophages, natural killer (NK) cells, and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes.
- *Slow tumor cell division
- *Stimulate the growth and activation of NK cells
- *Help cancer cells resume a more normal appearance and function
- *Inhibit the expression of oncogenes
Reduce the level of tumor angiogenesis factor (TAF)
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