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Just how is angiogenesis related to cancer?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
4 doctors agree
In brief: It helps tumors grow
Angiogenesis is the process whereby blood vessels develop.
This occurs in normal tissue, but also in tumors. Certain drugs, like Avastin (bevacizumab) which is used in combination with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, target angiogenesis in tumors.

In brief: It helps tumors grow
Angiogenesis is the process whereby blood vessels develop.
This occurs in normal tissue, but also in tumors. Certain drugs, like Avastin (bevacizumab) which is used in combination with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, target angiogenesis in tumors.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: It helps tumors grow
Angiogenesis is the development of blood vessels.
This happens in normal tissues, but also occurs in tumors. Some drugs, like Avastin (bevacizumab) used in combination with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, target angiogenesis to stop tumor growth.

In brief: It helps tumors grow
Angiogenesis is the development of blood vessels.
This happens in normal tissues, but also occurs in tumors. Some drugs, like Avastin (bevacizumab) used in combination with chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, target angiogenesis to stop tumor growth.
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Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cancers cause
Trouble by leasving their home base, entering the blood stream, exiting it, *building a new blood supply* and growing.
They also have to evade the surveillance immune system. Eash step comlex molecular path. The most famous anti-angiogenesis drug is bevasuzumab, but many small molecules do similar work. Cut off the blood supply; kill th tumor. The develoment of the heart depends on these paths.

In brief: Cancers cause
Trouble by leasving their home base, entering the blood stream, exiting it, *building a new blood supply* and growing.
They also have to evade the surveillance immune system. Eash step comlex molecular path. The most famous anti-angiogenesis drug is bevasuzumab, but many small molecules do similar work. Cut off the blood supply; kill th tumor. The develoment of the heart depends on these paths.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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