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PEG-interferon alfa-2a --
(peg-IN-ter-FEER-ahn AL-fa) A drug used to treat hepatitis C infections. It is also being studied in the treatment and prevention of cancer. It is a cytokine that is modified in the laboratory. It belongs to the family of drugs called biological response modifiers. Also called Pegasys.
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