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Glossary: angiogenesis, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

angiogenesis

(AN-jee-oh-JEH-neh-sis)

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

2009-04-21

Understanding Cancer Series: Angiogenesis Entendiendo al Cáncer y Temas Relacionados: Entendiendo al AngiogénesiAngiogenesis Inhibitors Therapy