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How can angiogenesis and invasion influence tumor growth and metastasis in a patient with breast cancer?
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Dr. Aruna Manianswered
Internal Medicine - Oncology 21 years experience
The general concept: The general concept behind angiogenesis promoting cancer metastasis growth is that cancer cells / tumors use more nutrients and therefore need more blood flow than usual to grow to a large size, and that if we can inhibit this new vessel growth stimulated by tumors, we can limit the growth of the tumor.
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