What drugs target tumor blood vessels?

Avastin (bevacizumab) Drugs have been developed that antagonize vascular endothelial growth factors or receptors for such growth factors.

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What is the impact of blood vessels growing towards a tumor in cancerous cells?

Not sure how you. Would know this, but think about it: cancer cells need to gain access to a source of energy, and a means to rid itself of waste. The "angiogenesis" aspect of tumors postulated by judah folkman, is largely true. Cancer is made up of cells that is mostly exactly like "us" with some deviations. Read more...

My brother had an tumor and then turn into an aneurysm the doctor says he had too many nerves and blood vessels that would just pop what's the called?

Brain aneurysms. Apparently the doctor tried to say your brother has multiple blood vessel aneurysms. Aneursyms of blood vessels in general carry a small risk of bleeding around or inside the brain. The risk is affected by the size, shape and location of the aneurysm. Read more...

What is inflamed blood vessels from the eyes to the brain, had a scan but can't find no tumors. Why do the veins become inflamed and can it change into anything.?

Radiology Finding. I assume you are quoting a radiology finding. Without clinical history, it's tough to know exactly, but inflammation of the blood vessels in that location can be related to serious infection around the nose and sinuses - more than likely, this would be clinically and radiologically very evident however. Need to tie it all back to symptoms and a good exam with an ent/neurosurgeon. Hope this helps! Read more...
Temporal arteritis. It is uncommon to see "inflamed veins" in the eye and brain area. Inflamed veins get that way because of thrombosis(clot). Temporal arteritis is a vasculitis involving the temporal artery, and can progress to involve the eye (ophthalmic) artery resulting in blindness. Read more...