Definitions

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  • Human chorionic gonadotropin

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Examples

  • CDX-1307 is a cancer vaccine designed to activate the patient's immune system against the beta chain of human chorionic gonadotropin, known as hCG-beta, which is an antigen often found in epithelial tumors. hCG-beta appears to directly facilitate cancer progression an has been shown to correlate with poor prognosis.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • A blood test to measure levels of the hormone human chorionic gonadotropin hCG, which is produced by placental tissue, can also take a long time to produce results.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG, which is produced by the embryo soon after conception, is the tell-tale chemical detected by pregnancy testing kits.

    WN.com - Articles related to Hormone produced by pregnant women could keep breast cancer at bay

  • Investigators believe the prescription for human chorionic gonadotropin, known as hCG, was written by Pedro Publio Bosch, 71, a physician who has practiced family medicine in Florida since 1976.

    ESPN.com

  • It was for slightly elevated levels of hCG which is a natural non-steroidal substance.

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  • Not my idea of a good starting point for a diet, but hCG injections are recommended in some diet programs. hCG stimulates ovulation and testosterone production.

    The Flex Diet

  • Human chorionic gonadotropin, or hCG, is a hormone found in the urine of pregnant women.

    The Flex Diet

  • Similarity of insulin dependent diabetics '(IDD) and non-insulin dependent diabetics' (NIDD) levels of beta-hCG and unconjugated estriol with controls: no need to adjust as with AFP.

    Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Logistic regression generated probability estimates for Trisomy 21 outcomes from serum AFP and beta-hCG: simplification with increased specificity.

    Prenatal Diagnosis

  • Patients pay $1,000 for consultations, a supply human chorionic gonadotropin hCG, and a 500-calorie-a-day diet plan.

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