Angiogenesis

Angiogenesis: Development of blood vessels.

Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1

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Blood vessel formation. Tumor angiogenesis is the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. This process is caused by the release of chemicals by the tumor and by host cells near the tumor.

Source: NCI Cancer Glossary2

Types

Types may include:3

Types of Angiogenesis:

  • Angiogenic Inhibition
  • Positive Regulation of Angiogenesis

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: NCI Cancer Glossary, National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ benigntumors.html

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